This essay compares and contrasts the national identity and musical output from the nations of Chile, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. Each chapter focuses on one country and describes the events that led to the formation of their national identity. In addition, a musical movement unique to each nation is discussed in the body of the chapters. The way these movements are shaped by and mirror cultural attitudes and notions of belonging to a national community is central to the thesis.
Taylor, Matthew Eulberg, "Singing Against the Grain: Exploring the Effects of National Identity & History on Counter Cultural Musical Output" (2013). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 3791.
Film and Media Studies | Latin American History | United States History
nueva cancion, tropicalia, tropicalismo, corrido, narcocorrido, protest folk, victor jara, violeta parra, os mutantes, caetano veloso, bob dylan, joan baez, national identity
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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