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Música Gauchesca/Música Nativista

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term gaúcho refers, in Brazil, to the native inhabitants of the extreme south of the country, more specifically the people born in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, where the country borders on Argentina and Uruguay. By extension, música...

Marinera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The marinera is a music and dance genre from coastal Peru, considered to be the national dance of that country. The genre traces its history back to the zamacueca, an immensely popular couple dance featuring European, African and Amerindian...

Marcha (Marchinha)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In discussing marcha (march) as a musical genre in Brazil, a range of contexts must be covered, from expressions of religious rituals from Afro-Brazilian culture, such as Congados, to the huge national festival, Carnival....

From Broadway to Phineas and Ferb: The Rise of Music(al Comedy) Videos

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Considering the technological changes that have transformed publications, live performances, and televised music, it is scarcely surprising that musical comedy, that most old-fashioned of genres, is changing too. Traditional musicals...

Maḥalli

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Maḥalli (regional) or folklor (folkloric) is a genre of music, some of which falls into the Iranian pop music field, that constitutes a body of songs that are folk-derived, folk-inspired and sometimes actual folk melodies that have been...

Mapalé

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The mapalé is a dance and musical genre characteristic of the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia. As a cultural practice, mapalé is said to have originated as early as the 1600s among slaves from the western coast of Africa – Congo...

Moṭrebi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Moṭrebi is a genre of indigenous Persian popular music named for its performer, the moṭreb. Moṭreb is a pejorative term that refers to a public entertainer, specifically a musician who plays traditional light and popular music at weddings...

Música Rocolera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Música rocolera is a term widely used in Ecuador to refer to a style of music associated with drunkenness, violence and a stigmatized working-class population. It emerged in the 1970s in the aftermath of the massive rural-to-urban migration...

Música Montubia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The music of the coastal peasants in Ecuador, música montubia, survives in folkloric renditions performed by professional dance groups. This term is collective and embraces a number of smaller musical genres popular in the nineteenth...