Cold War International History Project. Cold War Museum. Cold War Music - Music. Introduction Contemporary music undeniably received attention during the Cold War—roughly the period between 1945 and 1991, from the end of World War II to the fall of the Soviet Union. Yet it was not until the Cold War’s end that musicologists and historians began investigating in earnest the impact of the worldwide conflict on musical composition, performance, and reception. Their research addresses a diversity of topics. The Cold War acts as more than a temporal demarcation: it helps frame specific relationships, interactions, and modes of thinking fostered directly and indirectly by the sharing (and opposing) of information around the globe. The most fruitful studies engage with these transnational aspects of the conflict, the pushing and pulling of ideas by both state and nonstate actors. Scholars thus have focused a great deal of attention on music that was explicitly politicized by either the sender or the receiver.
General Overviews Boyer, Paul. Textbooks Bibliographies Archives. CONELRAD | ATOMIC PLATTERS: Cold War Music from the Golden Age of Homeland Security. Evil Empire Speech by Ronald Reagan March 8, 1983. Fiche russians. HDA Russians - Jul'Arts. Mardi 28 mai 2 28 /05 /Mai 10:57 Russians de Sting: 3°1,2 et 4 MMes Chaulet, Dolbeau et Martin Liens avec: La java des bombes atomiques de Boris Vian (1954) Docteur Folamour de Stanley Kubrick (1964) Prokofiev: suite du lieutenant Kije (1933) Massacre en Corée de Picasso (1951) Lien internet: East Side gallery link HDA Russians par Jul'Arts Par Jul'Arts - Publié dans : Histoire Géographie. History: Cold War. How pop culture helped win the Cold War.
The Bolshoi Ballet's Galina Ulanova in London in October 1956 receiving a bouquet of flowers from the Director-General of the BBC For many people, as our series shows, the great paradox of the Cold War was that it was at once utterly terrifying and strangely glamorous. One example tells a wider story. Almost exactly 50 years ago, the dust was still settling after the high-stakes brinkmanship of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the world had come closer than ever before to nuclear annihilation.
Now, a year on, Fleet Street reported a new twist in the nuclear game, with the news that France’s Mirage 4 bombers had just come into commission. Yet the papers in October 1963 devoted rather more attention to a very different story – a second cinematic outing for a secret agent who, as one critic put it, “acts out our less reputable fantasies without ever going too far”. The film was From Russia With Love; the hero, of course, was that supreme embodiment of British heroism, James Bond. Les objectifs principaux - La Chanson Engagée.
Nous allons analyser dans une seconde partie les principaux objectifs de la chanson engagée en commençant par le but informatif et dénonciatif, en utilisant Russians de Sting, puis nous étudierons les connotations provocatrices amenant à un appel à l'action dans Aux Armes et Caetera de Gainsbourg, et nous verrons enfin que la chanson engagée peut aussi faire passer un message de soutient et un appel à l'aide, comme dans Les Restos du Coeur des Enfoirés. 1. La chanson engagée pour informer et dénoncer : Russians In Europe and America, there's a growing feeling of hysteriaConditioned to respond to all the threatsIn the rhetorical speeches of the SovietsMr. Krushchev said we will bury youI don't subscribe to this point of viewIt would be such an ignorant thing to doIf the Russians love their children too There is no historical precedentTo put the words in the mouth of the PresidentThere's no such thing as a winnable warIt's a lie that we don't believe anymoreMr. 2.
Aux armes et caetera 3. Lieutenant Kijé (Prokofiev) Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Lieutenant Kijé, opus 60 est une suite d'orchestre composée par Sergueï Prokofiev en 1933, tirée de la musique qu'il écrivit pour le film homonyme d’Alexandre Feinzimmer, basé sur la nouvelle de Iouri Tynianov. Durée d'exécution : environ vingt minutes. Cette musique a été utilisée pour deux ballets. François-René Tranchefort, Guide de la musique symphonique, Fayard, 1989, p.599 Portail de la musique classique. Lieutenant Kijé (Prokofiev) From a poster advertising the 1934 film Lieutenant Kijé Prokofiev had been based in Paris for more than a decade when he was asked by the producers to write the Kijé music. In those early days of sound cinema, various distinguished composers were ready to try their hand at film music, among whom Prokofiev was not a natural choice. During his absentee years he had acquired a reputation for experimentation and dissonance, characteristics at odds with the prevailing cultural norms of the Soviet regime.
However, Prokofiev was preparing to return to his homeland, and regarded the film commission as an opportunity to write music in a more popular and accessible style. When the First World War broke out in August of that year, Prokofiev avoided military service, possibly because he was the only son of a widow. In the first years of the silent film era, from the 1890s, films were generally accompanied by live music, often improvised, provided by piano or pump organ. Bartig, Kevin (2013). List of songs about the Cold War. Pop in the age of the atomic bomb. On 11 October 1962, the Beatles' first single for EMI, Love Me Do, entered the UK charts. Four days later, the Cuban missile crisis began, when a US reconnaissance plane spotted Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
In the days that followed, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war. As a Soviet general later said, Earth was "minutes" away from "catastrophe". The Beatles' extraordinary breakthrough from that date onwards has been put down to a variety of factors, not the least the quality of their music. But among all that explosive positive energy, it's hard not to sense, somewhere in the background, a reaction to the missile crisis. The Cuban missile crisis was the nearest the world had come to nuclear destruction since 1945, when US atomic bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The relationship between the atomic bomb and postwar popular culture is as intimate as it is complex. In the vacuum of 1945, American youth provided a beacon of hope and the ideal of the teenager took hold. Russians 7 strophes avec des rimes par 2. Russians by Sting Songfacts. Sting - Russians. Sting: “Russians”1985 | The Pop History Dig. Cover of 1985 CD single for Sting’s ‘Russians’ song. The Cold War and rock music — not a likely combination, right? But back in 1985, one musician at least thought it an appropriate arena for song — a song with a message and point of view. British singer and songsmith Sting — formerly a member of the rock group Police — had embarked on a new phase in his career.
His debut solo album, The Dream of the Blue Turtles, released in June 1985, included a song entitled “Russians,” which was also released as a single in November that year. Ronald Reagan was President of the United States at the time, and Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of the U.K. In the Soviet Union, a succession of three leaders had occurred in the early- to mid-1980s: Yuri Andropov, Konstantin Chernenko, and Mikhail Gorbachev. “Mr. Nikita Khrushchev, 1950s. Khrushchev on the cover of Time magazine early September 1961 when the Soviets resumed nuclear testing.
“Oppenheimer’s Deadly Toy…” J. “Winnable War” “…The Same Biology” The Red Menace: A Striking Gallery of Anti-Communist Posters, Ads, Comic Books, Magazines & Films. By its very nature, propaganda distorts the truth or tells outright lies. It targets our basest impulses—fear and anger, flight or fight. While works of pure propaganda may pretend to make logical arguments, they eliminate nuance and oversimplify complicated issues to the point of caricature.
These general tendencies hold true in every case, but nowhere, perhaps, is this gross exaggeration and fear mongering more evident than in times of war. And while we’ve all seen our share of wartime propaganda, we may be less familiar with the decades-long propaganda war the U.S. and Western Europe waged against socialism and Communism, even decades before the Cold War era. It may surprise you to learn that this offensive began even before the start of World War One, as you can see above in a British Conservative Party poster from 1909. As the perceived threat increased, so too did the scale of the monstrous caricatures. Occasionally the racial dimensions of these depictions were explicit. ⚡Presentation "America in the 1950s The Eisenhower Era. American Society The Baby Boom –Between 1946 and 1961, 63.5 million babies –Effects Short term Long term." ⚡Presentation "Origins of the Cold War. 2 US/USSR Relationship during WWII 1939: Stalin (USSR) makes a deal with Hitler (Germany). 1941: Hitler breaks deal and attacks."