The Power of Music: Political

The Power of Music: Political

The Baltic countries’ ‘Singing Revolution’ (1987-1991) created political pressure on the USSR that helped secure the independence of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The opening concert of our 27th season includes music used during the ‘Singing Revolution.’ Music has been a powerful, political force at other times and in many places. Singing We Shall Overcome became a potent part of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. We will include other examples of the political power of music in ...

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14 attendees (None invited)