Revelry and Revolution

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780520247109
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520939462 | DOI:
Revelry and Revolution

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This chapter describes the musical life of the 1950s, examining the political climate of the late Batista era, along with its social problems and cultural expression. It focuses on how a country with many social problems could have been the center of vibrant musical development.

Keywords: musical life; political climate; late Batista era; social problems; cultural expression; musical development

Chapter.  11760 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ethnomusicology

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