Title

Music and Politics

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

11-17-2011

Abstract

How does music influence politics? During the Cold War, the U.S. government used music as a tool to promote democratic capitalism overseas. Emily Abrams Ansari, professor in Western's Don Wright Faculty of Music, examines these efforts alongside other political appropriations of music during this period.

Notes

This lecture took place at London Music Club, London, ON on Nov. 17, 2011. It was part of the Classes without Quizzes series.

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