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Quelbe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The Virgin Islands, though divided politically into British and United States territories, share many common threads of history and culture. The folksong invention known as quelbe (also, quelbey) and the ensemble that plays it, called...

Anguilla

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 12,738 (2003) Anguilla, the most northerly of the eastern Caribbean’s Leeward Islands, possesses a diverse history. Anguilla’s first inhabitants included...

Montserrat

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 8,995 (2003) The small volcanic island of Montserrat (just 39.5 sq miles [102 sq km]) is located among the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, between Antigua and Guadeloupe. The island was known to its original...

Martinique

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 381,427 (1999) Martinique is a French island in the Windward group of the West Indies, located between St Lucia to the south and Dominica to the north. It was first visited by Christopher Columbus in 1504...

Calypso

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The calypso is a song-dance complex which evolved in urban Trinidad in the latter decades of the nineteenth century. It is the product of the continual cross-fertilizations of several kindred West African musics and neo-African hybrids...