Week 8 Music of power and resistance - mbira music of Zimbabwe

Week 8 Music of power and resistance - mbira music of Zimbabwe

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Music of  Power and Resistance: Mbira Music from Zimbabwe
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South African mbube/isicathamiya music,  dance, and politics (discussion) Ladysmith Black Mambazo  Joseph Shabalala  Migration Politics Identity Intersection of singing, dancing, and politics Music is frequently used for  symbolic  communication in political  contexts Music can convey official  ideologies , as in national anthems Music can convey what cannot be spoken publicly,  giving voice to 
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Unformatted text preview: political resistance Mbira Music: The Spirit of Zimbabwe (DVD-304) Mbira Bira ceremony Thomas Mapfumo Fusion of mbira and Western pop music War of Liberation (Chimurenga), 1966-1980 and chimurenga songs (hidden transcripts) Mbira music, decolonization, and national identity Traditional culture and modernity Music, politics, and reconciliation Cosmas Magaya, Tuesday, March 4...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course MUSIC 146 taught by Professor Garcia during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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