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In 1949 the Kuomintang relocated to Taiwan, and the People’s Republic of China was established. Revolutionary songs would turn into heavily promoted by the state. The Maoists, through the Cultural Revolution, pushed revolutionary music as the only acceptable genre; because of propaganda, this genre largely overshadowed all others and came virtually to define mainland Chinese music.

Although there are some upbeat songs, most of them are nostalgic and melancholic. Nueva cancion first surfaced through the Sixties as “The Chilean New Song” in Chile. The musical fashion emerged shortly afterwards in Spain and other areas of Latin America where it got here to be known beneath comparable names. Nueva canciĆ³n renewed traditional Latin American folks music, and was quickly associated with revolutionary actions, the Latin American New Left, Liberation Theology, hippie and human rights movements due to political lyrics. It would gain nice reputation all through Latin America, and is thought … Read More