Lesson 9: Impacto de la musica contemporaneo

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  • Lesson 9: Impacto de la musica contemporaneo
    • Franco
      • After Franco's Regime
        • La Movida
          • Following Franco's death, young people dabbled in a newfound freedom and alternative lifestyles which were finally not banned
            • Rise in ***********, gays and prostitution, recreational drugs.
          • Spanish rock 'n' roll, pop and punk shot to popularity.
          • The artistic and socio-cultural movement that occured in the aftermath of Spain's transition from a dictatorship to a democracy.
          • 1980
        • The democratic government was restored.
      • At the end of Franco's regime
        • Pop and rock'n'roll's popularity grew, to the point where Franco couldn't prevent Spain from doing the same
          • Early Spanish pop imitated French pop which was already imitating American and British pop
          • Spanish pop had added Flamenco passion and rhythm, which you can still find in today's Spanish pop.
      • During Franco's Regime
        • Franco intended on creting a uniform and nationalist country
          • He banned regional languages, literature and music.
          • Spain had to ensure the practice of their wide range of folk music was kept hidden
    • Health effects of music
      • Music has been proven to:
        • Increase dopomine levels (we also get this when we fall in love)
        • Increase cognitive function
          • Increases imagination, memory, concentration and attention.
        • Improve behaviour
        • Give us a sense of wellbeing and improves our mood.
        • Help the mind relax and improve cardiovascular health
      • When we listen to music we don't like, the opposite effects can occur and out mood is worsened.
    • Nueva Trova
      • Cuban and Puerto Rican protest music
      • Started in mid 1960s
      • Combined traditional folk music idoms with prograssive and politicised music
      • Supported by Cuban Government
        • Promotes Cuban Revolution
      • Hasbecome popular across Latin America
    • Facundo Cabral
      • Argentine singer, songwriter and philosopher
      • Named a UNESCO Messenger of Peace in 1996
      • Preached peace and happiness
      • Shot and killed in Gautemala while on tour
        • Speculation that he was murdered for his ideals and the irony is he preached peace and dies violently.
          • Presidents, performers and other expressed their sadness
        • Guatemala's 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Mencha wept at the scene of the killing. She believes the ambush may have been related to Cabral's beliefs.


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