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Aire típico

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Albazo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The albazo is an urban song-dance genre of lively character popular in the coastal and highland regions of Ecuador. Most albazos are considered to be part of the música nacional anthology, a selected repertoire of Ecuadorian songs composed...

Ecuador

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 13,710,234 (2003) Ecuador is located on the northwest coast of South America, bordered to the north by Colombia and to the south and east by Peru. It covers a geographical area of 104,506 sq miles (270,670 sq...