SpanishSPAN 156B The New Latin American Song

Latin American troubadours, and the relationship between music, ideology, and politics; folkloric music and popular song, song as oral history and chronicle, censorship, and other related topics. Songs from Violeta Parra, Victor Jara, Alfredo Zitarrosa, Chico Buarque, Silvio Rodriguez, and Atahualpa Yupanqui, and other participants or precursors of the movement are studied. Works are analyzed for their sociopolitical and cultural contexts.


Prerequisite(s): SPAN 6 or SPAN 56 or SPHS 6 or placement into Spanish 156B via the online Spanish Placement Examination.



Quarter offered



The Staff, Maria Gonzalez Pagani