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Cifra/Estilo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Cifra is a form of solo song with guitar accompaniment that developed among male musicians in the sureño or surero (fertile southern pampa – lowland regions of Argentina and Uruguay) in the nineteenth century, and may still be found...

Litoraleña (Canción Litoraleña)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Litoraleña is a type of song within Argentinian folk-derived, media-disseminated urban music, collectively known as folclore. The adjective ‘litoraleña,’ meaning ‘from or associated with the riverfront provinces of northeast Argentina’ (the...

Vidala, Vidalita

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The names vidala, vidalita, coplas, yaraví, baguala and several others make up a complex of song types originating from the North-Andean regions of Argentina. The nomenclature of the song complex in the rural tradition...

Huella

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Huella is a traditional dance and song from Argentina, which according to the classification created by Carlos Vega (1952, 43) is positioned between dances of free-moving couples and those of a mischievous character. The first known...

Consecrating an Extraordinary Being: Fan Culture among Gilda’s Followers in Argentina

Religion and Popular Music : Artists, Fans, and Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Gilda was an Argentine cumbia singer who became widely popular after she was killed in a car accident in 1996. In this chapter, I will show how a number of people who identify as Gilda fans contributed to making her into a star...

Rasguido Doble

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In Paraguay, where rasguido doble originated in the early twentieth century, the term refers to a song genre. When it spread to Argentina and Uruguay, it became known principally as a music (instrumental or vocal/instrumental) for dancing....

Cueca Boliviana and Cueca Norteña (Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In both Bolivia and Argentina, the cueca is considered representative of national folklore. It is rooted along the border area of northwestern Argentina (the provinces of Jujuy, Salta and part of Catamarca) extending to Santiago del Estero,...

Gato

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The gato was the most popular folk dance in Argentina during a large portion of the nineteenth century, when it was called ‘Gato mis-mis’ or ‘Perdiz.’ In the late 1700s it was also danced in neighboring areas and throughout the Spanish...

Loncomeo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Loncomeo is a vocal musical genre that emerged in the region of Argentine Patagonia, an area comprising the provinces of Neuquén, Río Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego. In its original manifestation, the term loncomeo (or...