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Litoraleña (Canción Litoraleña)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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...

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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...

Gato

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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...

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...

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,...

Milonga (Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In Argentina, milonga is a traditional vocal genre of criollo origin, normally performed by a solo voice with a guitar accompaniment. The genre is present mainly in the provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa and Entre Ríos, and in the south...
...Introduction This article departs from the idea that art is an important vehicle of social transformation that can trigger critical questioning and shifts in social and power relations, anticipating and reflecting substantial changes...

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...

Comedia Musical Argentina

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Argentina was the first country in South America to establish its own distinctive form of musical comedy. It began to do so in the 1930s, but its antecedents were already in place at the end of the nineteenth century, due to Argentine...