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Author Baker, Geoffrey, 1970-

Title El Sistema : orchestrating Venezuela's youth / Geoffrey Baker
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Contents The institution and its leaders. El maestro : José Antonio Abreu ; Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra ; Organizational features and dynamics ; Demographics and development -- Music education. The orchestra in theory and practice ; Learning and teaching in El Sistema -- Social education. Social action through music ; Social inclusion and discipline ; Democracy, teamwork, competition, and meritocracy ; Realities, dreams, and revolutions -- Impact. The politics and economics of impact ; Impact on Venezuelan cultural life ; Advances, alternatives, and the future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar -- History.
Music and youth -- Venezuela.
Music -- Social aspects -- Venezuela.
Symphony orchestras -- Venezuela -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199341559
0199341567 (electronic bk)
1322166455 (ebk)
9780199341566 (electronic bk)
9781322166452 (ebk)