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Music and Social Change in the First Years

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0003
Music and Social Change in the First Years

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This chapter evaluates the political changes that occurred during the years immediately after 1959 and their impact on music making, pinpointing the factors that affected the performers significantly, such as the decisions to standardize performer salaries and nationalize public businesses. It also records the financial crisis that was soon faced by the music industry and the increasingly politicized context of music making.

Keywords: political changes; music making; performer salaries; financial crisis; politicized context

Chapter.  9495 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ethnomusicology

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