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Alan Bush
Alan Dudley Bush (22 December 1900 – 31 October 1995) was a British composer and pianist. He was a committed communist, and politics sometimes provided central themes in his music.
Composer
Un Ballo in Maschera
Romantic opera from 1859

Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi with text by Antonio Somma. However, Somma's libretto was itself based on the five act libretto which playwright Eugène Scribe had written for Daniel ...

Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen CC GOQ (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.
Lyricist
Charles Koechlin
Charles Louis Eugène Koechlin (French: [ʃaʁl lwi øʒɛn keklɛ̃]; 27 November 1867 – 31 December 1950) was a French composer, teacher and writer on music. He was a political radical all his life and a passionate enthusiast for such...
Composer
Tannhäuser
Romantic opera from 1843

Tannhäuser ([ˈtanhɔʏ̯zɐ]; full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minstrel's Contest at the Wartburg") is an 1845 opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends; Tannhäuser, the legendary medieval ...

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (/ruːˈsoʊ/; French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influenced the Enlightenment in Franc...
Composer
Fidelio
Classical opera from 1805

Fidelio (originally titled Leonore, oder Der Triumph der ehelichen Liebe; English: Leonore, or The Triumph of Marital Love), Op. 72, is a German opera with spoken dialogue by Ludwig van Beethoven, his only opera. The German libretto was originally prepared ...

Nabucco
Romantic opera from 1842

Nabucco (Italian pronunciation: [naˈbukko]; short for Nabucodonosor [naˌbukoˈdɔːnozor]~[naˌbukodonoˈzɔr], English Nebuchadnezzar) is an Italian-language opera in four acts composed in 1841 by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera. The libretto is based on biblical stories from the Book ...

... A list of recent books on music and politics from France, Germany, the US, and other countries, is provided. ...
... An editorial on the theme of "theater and politics" is presented. ...
Editorial
Musik and Bildung (2012) Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 1
... An editorial on cultural politics in Germany as they relate to music education, is presented. ...
... Lighting designer Alex Specht used Elation's ACL 360 Bar effect luminaire for New Politics' fall U.S. tour. ...
Zu diesem Heft
Musiktheorie (2014) Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 194-195
... An editorial on the theme "opera as politics" is presented. ...
... Mathew reviews Music and the Politics of Negation, by James R. Currie. ...
... The role of politics in hip hop, as viewed by several publications, is discussed. Photographs are included. ...
... The editorial discusses the role of politics and the state in organ preservation. ...
... "A report from the conference "Music Information: Beyond Politics, Market and Media" that took place in Bergen on May 27-28, 2004," is presented. ...
Believe the Hype
VIBE (2004) Vol. 12, No. 11, pp. 118-119