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Milongón

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The milongón forms part of the candombe repertoire of the Afro-Uruguayan Carnival associations, who perform it mostly in popular theaters during the Carnival period in Uruguay (and not, therefore, when marching in parades)....

Afro

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Afro is a genre found in the repertoire of Afro-Uruguayan Carnival associations. Like candombe and milongón, which these associations (‘comparsas’) present in popular theaters, afro is played by a group of the best drummers...

Jaime Roos

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Montevideo

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 1,290,919 (1996); metropolitan area – 1,443,452 (1996) Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is by far the most populous city in the country (the other cities each have fewer than 100,000...

Candombe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Candombe is a polysemic term in Uruguayan music, referring to a musical genre, a specific set of drumming and dancing practices, and certain stylistic characteristics and musical patterns in the country’s popular music. It is connected...

Canción Popular Uruguaya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The second half of the twentieth century saw the growth in Uruguay of a strong movement of popular music with a particular interest in stressing factors of identity. To some extent, the idea of maintaining musical particularities...

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...

Uruguay

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,151,662 (1996), 3,399,438 (est 2004) Uruguay is a small country of 68,037 sq miles (176,215 sq km) situated in the southeast of South America. It shares one border to the north with Brazil and another...