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El Sistema : orchestrating Venezuela's youth / Geoffrey Baker.

Author/Creator:
Baker, Geoffrey, 1970- author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
362 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar -- History.
Music and youth -- Venezuela.
Music -- Social aspects -- Venezuela.
Symphony orchestras -- Venezuela -- History.
Contents:
The institution and its leaders
El maestro : José Antonio Abreu
Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra
El Sistema : institutional features and organizational dynamics
Demographics and development
The orchestra in theory and practice
Music education in El Sistema
Social action through music
Social inclusion and discipline
Democracy, teamwork, competition, and meritocracy
Realities, dreams, and revolutions
The politics and economics of impact
Impact on Venezuelan cultural life
The future of El Sistema.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199341559
0199341559
OCLC:
881387264
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