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By J Patrice McSherry

Chilean New music (la Nueva Canción chilena) entranced and uplifted a rustic that struggled for social swap throughout the turbulent Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies, till the 1973 coup that overthrew democratic socialist president Salvador Allende. This strong musical style—with its poetic lyrics and haunting mixture of conventional indigenous wind and stringed instruments—was born of and expressed the aspirations of emerging periods. It promised a socially simply destiny because it cast social bonding.  


In Chilean New Song, J. Patrice McSherry deftly combines a political-historical view of Chile with a story of its cultural improvement. She examines the democratizing strength of this tune and, via interviews with key protagonists, the social roles of politically devoted artists who participated in a flow for swap. McSherry explores the influence of Chilean New track and how this artistic/cultural phenomenon regarding modern politics to trap the eagerness, discomfort, and wish of thousands of Chileans. 

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