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Mona-Lynn Courteau

Mona-Lynn Courteau is an academic editor based in Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Daniel Sheehy

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The harp is broadly defined as a chordophone whose strings are positioned on a plane perpendicular to its soundboard. Harps are found in a wide variety of forms in Africa, Europe, North and South America...

Maps

David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Shepherd

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John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Heidi Feldman

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Heidi Feldman is Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mona-Lynn Courteau

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Mona-Lynn Courteau is an academic editor based in Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pamela Narbona Jerez

Pamela Narbona Jerez is a musicologist and a singer based in San Diego. She is currently an independent researcher in music and a freelance translator and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hettie Malcomson

Hettie Malcomson is Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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Tonada Potosina

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Derived from the huayño (a pre-Hispanic genre of Andean music), the tonada potosina is a traditional Bolivian musical genre from an extensive geographical area that encompasses more than the department of Potosí in Bolivia. It is a generic...

Aire típico

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The aire típico is a mestizo (mixed Hispanic and indigenous) musical genre of lively character that emerged in the late nineteenth century. Popular in the highland region of Ecuador, it is characterized by a pentatonic-based melody...

Avanzada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Created and developed by Paraguayan composer Oscar Nelson Safuán (1943–2007), the avanzada combines the rhythmic pattern of the Paraguayan galopa with that of the guarania in a 2:1 (galopa/guarania) measure ratio, resulting...

Música del Recuerdo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Música del recuerdo (music of yesteryear) comprises a specific repertoire of romantic baladas (ballads) from the 1960s and 1970s, which are currently listened to by Ecuadorian lower-class youths in large concerts of Ecuadorian...

Bomba (Ecuador)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In Ecuador, the term bomba denotes a musical genre that identifies the Afro-Ecuadorian population from the Chota Valley in the northern highland provinces of Imbabura and Carchi. It is also the name of the musical ensemble that plays...

Música de Carrilera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Also known as música cantinera, guasca, música de despecho or generically just as música popular, música de carrilera (literally, railroad music) is a commercially derived umbrella term coined in the 1950s in Colombia to describe a wide...

Cielito

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...At the beginning of the nineteenth century the most important popular music genre in Uruguay was the cielito, a dance and song genre of the revolutionary period (1810–25) in 6/8 meter. It was also present on the Argentinian side of the Río...

Comback

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The comback party is a Cuban-based music and dance event that evolved in Curaçao during the mid-twentieth century. Its origins lay with the 1920s Afro-Curaçaoan migration, when over half the male Afro-Curaçaoan workforce migrated to Cuba...