Rethinking social action through music : the search for coexistence and citizenship in Medellín's music schools /

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Open Book Publishers,, Cambridge, United Kingdom, p.1 online resource (2021)



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(OCoLC)fst00875626, (OCoLC)fst01030444, (OCoLC)fst01122251, Colombia, Conservatories of music, Conservatories of music., fast, Music, Social action, Social action., Social aspects, Social aspects.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 18, 2021).How can we better understand the past, present and future of Social Action through Music (SATM)?This ground-breaking book examines the development of the Red de Escuelas de Música de Medellín (the Network of Music Schools of Medellín), a network of 27 schools founded in Colombia's second city in 1996 as a response to its reputation as the most dangerous city on Earth.Part 1. Creating, redirecting, and reforming the Red ; The Red pushes back : tensions, debates, and resistance ; The Red through a social lens ; The new image of Medellín to the world -- Part 2. Change ; Challenges ; Possibilities of transformation.