Sound of freedom (half of) | DW Documentary

Sound of freedom (1/2) | DW Documentary
200 years of the music of freedom, hope and protest: This two-part documentary tells the story of songs which have turn into iconic -- from the “Marseillaise” to “Bella Ciao” and “I Will Survive.”

What does the folks track “Die Gedanken sind frei” need to do with Russian band Pussy Riot’s “punk prayer?” What traditions do the Free Nelson Mandela motion or Beyoncé’s feminist pop check with?

Music touches individuals. It motivates and comforts them. However pop music will also be political: Because the French Revolution on the very newest, social upheaval and political track have been carefully linked. Celebrity Beyoncé is exhibiting the best way: She makes use of her fame to attract consideration to the discrimination towards coloured individuals within the USA and combat for equal rights for girls. She’s a part of a protracted custom of sounds that modified the world: From the “Marseillaise” to Billie Vacation’s “Unusual Fruit,” “Ladies Simply Wanna Have Enjoyable” and “Wind of Change”. The “Marseillaise”, for instance, remains to be the anthem to liberty, equality and fraternity it was throughout the French Revolution, though at present there may be lots of debate about whether or not passages which are significantly gory or glorify violence must be modified. “March of the Girls” accompanied the combat for feminine suffrage in Britain. “Wind of Change” by German rockers Scorpions remains to be probably the most highly effective evocations of the top of the Chilly Conflict and have become the anthem of the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. “Sound of Freedom” makes use of each stars and up to date witnesses to spotlight the revolutionary energy of music.

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