The Social Power of Music

by Various Artists

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    12"x12" large format 124-page book beautifully designed by Visual Dialogue featuring essays and annotations by Huib Schippers, Anthony Seeger, D.A. Sonneborn, Jeff Place, and Deborah Wang. 4 discs hold over 80 tracks.

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MUSIC HAS THE POWER TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER

From parties to protests to prayer, music is a powerful catalyst for celebration, for change, and for a sense of community. Through making music together, we become bigger than ourselves. Whether singing with our families and friends or with thousands of strangers in an arena, music transforms lives, engages individuals, and connects local and global communities. The Social Power of Music chronicles the vivid, impassioned, and myriad ways in which music binds, incites, memorializes, and moves groups of people. This richly illustrated 124-page book, with 80+ tracks on 4 CDs, invites listeners into musical practices, episodes, and movements throughout the U.S. and beyond. These songs of struggle, devotion, celebration, and migration remind us that music has the potential to change our world.

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released February 22, 2019

2019 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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