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Coros de Clave

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Coros de clave, literally ‘clave choirs,’ were ambulatory choral groups that would circulate in the streets of the western Cuban cities of Havana and Matanzas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, particularly during...

Teatro Danzante Cocolo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the Dominican Republic, cocolo is a term for black migrant workers from the anglophone Lesser Antilles, including St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and others. Tens of thousands of cocolos were...

Indigenous Hip Hop as Anti-colonial Discourse in Guatemala

C. S. Way Lyndon

Lyndon C. S. Way is Associate Professor of media and communications at Izmir University of Economics, Turkey Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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McKerrell Simon

Simon McKerrell is Senior Lecturer and Head of Music at Newcastle University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music as Multimodal Discourse

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction Guatemala has a long history of racial discrimination against indigenous peoples. Although the population is roughly evenly divided between indigenous (primarily Maya) and non-indigenous, there is a long history of Maya...

Swing Criollo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Swing criollo is a popular dance form in Costa Rica, in which the dance steps of US swing are adapted to Colombian cumbia music. Emerging in the 1960s in the popular suburban dancing spots of major cities, including the capital...

Danzonete

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Danzonete is a sung form of the danzón which arose when the instrumental form of danzón was in decline in Cuba, as a result of the rise of son. Credit for the first danzonete is usually given to Aniceto Díaz, a musician from Matanzas...

Gagá

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Dominican or Haitian-Dominican Gagá is a Lenten season religious society, appearing first in the 1920s, whose rituals and carnivalesque processions make extensive use of an exuberant style of music and dance, also known as Gagá. Its members...

Habanera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The habanera is a vocal and instrumental genre of urban origin that became part of the Cuban song movement in the second half of the nineteenth century. It is defined as a melodic line of lyrical romantic character, with an instrumental...
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...From the 1960s through the 1980s, Puerto Rican salsa singer Héctor Lavoe helped to establish the form as a global phenomenon. He was born into a musical family in Ponce in 1946. Lavoe’s father wanted his son to learn the trombone....

Sarandunga

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sarandunga is a three-part complex of Afro-Dominican music and dance performed for the late-June celebration of San Juan Bautista in the southcentral city of Bani. The instruments and rhythms of sarandunga, and the organization of the black...