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Re: [xmca] Second funeral held for Chilean activist Victor Jara
Thanks a lot !
07-Dec-2009 09:36:50 EST, Peter Feigenbaum <email@example.com>:
> Hello, Ulvi.
> Pete Seeger lives just a little upstream from me on the Hudson River, and
> he is still
> very active as a musician and as an educator. I don't know about any
> studies that have
> investigated the influence of his music on culture or political
> consciousness, but in the
> 2007 video of his life, "The Power of Song", Pete discusses and displays
> his philosophy
> of how music brings people together. If you haven't seen this video, here
> is some
> information about it, and about Pete.
> Best wishes,
> Peter Feigenbaum, Ph.D.
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> 12/07/2009 07:11 Re: [xmca] Second funeral held for
> AM Chilean activist Victor Jara
> Please respond to
> ; Please respond
> "eXtended Mind,
> I can only speak for me own country, Australia, Iluvi. In
> the 1960s, American folk singers (later also Australian)
> played a huge role in developing the social and political
> consciousness of young people. I learnt many decades later
> that the "folk music club" I went to every week to listen to
> the songs of people like Pete Seeger in early 1960s was run
> by the Communist Party. The folk music movement was
> intimately linked to the stirring of the political
> consciousness which led to 1968 and all that.
> ulvi icil wrote:
> > And now, a suggestion about an issue directly related with XMCA and a
> > universal one, beyond Chile...
> > Does anybody know any study which investigates the role of singers like
> > Victor Jara or Pete Seeger or others play in their respective countries
> > the social consciousness of the people? Certainly there should be books
> > these singers, but I specifically ask from the point of view of the role
> > the effect of the singer in social formation of his/her people's mind and
> > consciousness...
> > Ulvi
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