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Home Page for Ingrid Bianca Byerly

Home Page for Ingrid Bianca Byerly | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
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Ingrid Bianca Byerly published an article, "Mirror, Mediator, and Prhophet: The Music Indaba of Late-Apartheid South Africa," accessible through her home page.
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Protest Music and South African Apartheid | HISTORY IN PERSPECTIVE

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Interesting high school history lesson on apartheid, using significant anti-apartheid music (South African, US, etc.).
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"Post-Apartheid South African choral music: an analysis of integrated musical styles with specific examples by contemporary South African composers" by Allyss Angela Haecker

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This dissertation explores shifts in South Africa's choral music, from the politics of resistance to reconciliation and integration.
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'U' jazz student discusses South African improvised music's role under apartheid and today

'U' jazz student discusses South African improvised music's role under apartheid and today | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
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University of Michigan undergraduate (Music, Theatre & Dance) discusses in interview how South Africa's music changed with the end of apartheid.
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Graceland, Apartheid and the 'Deep Truth that Artists Speak'

Graceland, Apartheid and the 'Deep Truth that Artists Speak' | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years after the release of Paul Simon's seminal Graceland album, a new documentary film, Under African Skies, which premieres tonite (Friday, May 25) on A&E, chronicles its creation and the role that music — and artists — played in...
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Blog discussing recent document - Under African Skies - and highlighting Paul Simon's role in anti-apartheid music movement.
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How Vusi Mahlasela's African folk songs helped end Apartheid - Isthmus | The Daily Page

How Vusi Mahlasela's African folk songs helped end Apartheid - Isthmus | The Daily Page | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Known as "the Voice" in his native South Africa, Vusi Mahlasela has used his mighty pipes to protest Apartheid and comfort his neighbors during times of struggle.
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Brief interview with Vusi Mahlasela.
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Apartheid Songs

Apartheid Songs | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
[b][color darkorange]some songs about South African apartheid in chronological order [/color]

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Nicely curated list of anti-apartheid sounds with some background information and relevant links.
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Music and apartheid in South Africa

Some prominent South African musicians discuss the role of music and theatre in publicising black consciousness and anti-apartheid movements in their homelan...
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The Beat that Beat Apartheid: The Role of Music in the Resistance against Apartheid in South Africa

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Pivotal scholarly article on topic published in German journal (2008).
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Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Sony Pictures Classics presents 'Searching for Sugar Man'. A film a following the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero, Rodriguez, the greatest '70s rock icon who never was.
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Apparently Sixto Rodriguez's music (Detroit, early 1970s) influenced young white South Africans to become involved in the anti-apartheid movement.
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Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002)

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002) | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Directed by Lee Hirsch. With Walter Cronkite, F.W. de Klerk, Duma Ka Ndlovu, Vusi Mahlasela. Interviews, archival footage, and filmed performances highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against apartheid.
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This 2002 movie - named after the Xhosa word for "power" - recalls the anti-apartheid movement, including its music.
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Singing Against Apartheid: An Audio Essay

Singing Against Apartheid: An Audio Essay | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Based on ethnographic field research conducted in 2008, this audio essay discusses the integral role of song in the South African anti-apartheid movement (1948-1994) as seen through the eyes of two bl...
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Ethnomusicologists' audio essay, including interviews and musical clips.
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Under African Skies (2012)

Under African Skies (2012) | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Directed by Joe Berlinger. With Paul Simon, Maya Angelou, Okeyerama Asante, Harry Belafonte.
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Recent documentary regarding anti-apartheid music movement.
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Freedom Songs | South African Music as Influenced by Apartheid

Freedom Songs | South African Music as Influenced by Apartheid | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
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Well crafted Wordpress site giving an overview of topic by students at University of North Carolina.
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Rhythmical Resistance: Musicians from the Apartheid Era

Rhythmical Resistance: Musicians from the Apartheid Era | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
Apartheid influenced every aspect of life in South Africa; culturally, music functioned as a popular initiative and response to the political repression of that era.
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Helpful overview article with a number of links.
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Song in the Anti-Apartheid and Reconciliation Movements in South Africa

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2007 Senior Honors Thesis by Ohio State University International Studies undergraduate.
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The Sounds of Resistance: The Role of Music in South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement

The Sounds of Resistance: The Role of Music in South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement | South African Music and End of Apartheid | Scoop.it
“A song is something that we communicate to those people who otherwise would not understand where we are coming from. You could give them a long political speech – they would still not understand. But I tell you: when you finish that song...
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Engaging piece by recent graduate of Evergreen State College (music and writing major).

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