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Payada (Décima)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Payada is a practice of improvised solo song, traditional and to some extent current in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, typically taking place as a contest between two singers (payadores) who accompany themselves on the guitar. Décima...

Nuevo Cancionero (Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The Movimiento del Nuevo Cancionero (New Songbook Movement) originated in Argentina in the early 1960s, leading to the creation of music that was widely disseminated in subsequent decades to the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean....

Nueva Canción

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The music and movement known as nueva canción (or ‘new song’) spans an active period of some 50 years, beginning in the early 1960s, when Latin American and Spanish singers and songwriters (often but not always called cantautores) created...

Buenos Aires

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: central city – 2,904,000 (1998); metropolitan area – 12,020,000 (1998) Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the west bank of the Río de la Plata (the River Plate). Buenos Aires...

Argentina

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 38,740,807 (2003) Argentina, the second-largest country in South America, shares with Chile and Uruguay the triangle-shaped southern tip of the continent. Along its 4,500 km (2,796 miles) from the Bolivian...