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Marcha (Marchinha)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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....

Diablada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Diablada is a Bolivian form of music and dance that carries great symbolic significance in Andean thought and among the mestizo population. The most important avenue for the dissemination of diabladas is the Carnival of Oruro in the western...

Tonada Potosina

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Derived from the huayño (a pre-Hispanic genre of Andean music), the tonada potosina is a traditional Bolivian musical genre from an extensive geographical area that encompasses more than the department of Potosí in Bolivia. It is a generic...

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,...

Kaluyo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kaluyo (Khaluyo, Caluyo) is a vocal and instrumental genre and traditional dance that is cultivated in the south-east of Bolivia (Vallegrande, Santa Cruz) and in various southern areas such as Sucre and Potosí. Until the 1970s kaluyo...

Tonada Tarijeña

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...This Bolivian musical genre, specifically from the department of Tarija, has the generic name of chapaqueada or copla chapaca. Two dimensions are taken into account to identify the historical sources of this musical genre. On the one hand...
...Though trained as a clarinetist at the Conservatory of Geneva, the career of Gilbert Favre primarily revolved around his service as an innovator and champion of Bolivian folk music. As a clarinetist, Favre, born in 1936, was trained...

Saya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Saya is a traditional Afro-Bolivian generic system made up of song, dance and music, related to other equally ancient African forms such as the tundiki and the nsaya. It has been documented from the sixteenth century to the present mainly...

Neofolklore (Bolivia)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In Bolivia, the term neofolklore refers to a group of musical styles that emerged in the late 1960s among urban middle-class musicians. Neofolklore is characterized by the renewal of Bolivian traditional music according to the new aesthetic...

Tobas

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The dance of the Tobas is a neofolklore music-and-dance genre of ancient origin popular in Bolivian street carnivals, in particular that of the Oruro carnival. The dance, which was known as ‘dance of the Ch’unchus’ in earlier times...