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...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...

Diablada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Siku

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...Siku is the Aymara term for a panflute made of multiple vertical reed pipes. Tubes are closed at the distal end and they are held together by one or two thin strips of cane or other materials. The instrument has two rows of pipes, each...

Morenada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Also known as Danza de Morenos (Black Dance), morenada is a popular musical form that is inextricably linked to the dance it accompanies. Although it originated in Bolivia, during the late twentieth century the influence of the morenada...

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...

Saya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Bolivia

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...Bolivia is one of only two landlocked countries in South America, and as a result has been strongly influenced by the musics and cultures of its neighboring nations of Brazil, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, and Chile. Bolivia has also drawn...

Kullawada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Kullawada (also cullahuada, cullawada, cullaguada, kullawa, cullahua) is a Bolivian musical form and street dance evoking the wool spinners of the Andes, especially those of communities situated in the Lake Titicaca region, where...

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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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,...