Bloomsbury Popular Music - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Chicha Close
Sort By:  1-8 of 8 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Chicha

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term chicha is generally applied to a style drawing upon Peruvian huayno music, Colombian cumbia, and occasionally other Caribbean or Andean idioms, performed using electric instrumentation and ‘tropical’ percussion. Also...

Quito

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,399,378 (2001) Quito, the capital and political center of Ecuador, is located in the northern highland region, a few miles south of the equator, in the valley of the Pichincha Mountain. It was founded in 1535...

Arequipa

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 734,000 (2002) Arequipa, capital city of the department that shares its name, is the country’s second-largest city and the commercial center of southern Peru. Refounded by the Spanish in 1540...

Trujillo

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 601,000 (2002) Located some 350 miles (560 km) north of Lima on Peru’s Pacific coast, Trujillo is the country’s third-largest city and capital of the department of La Libertad. Though...

Chaya/Vidala Chayera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Chaya or vidala chayera is a song form considered typical of La Rioja province in the Andean north-west of Argentina, where it is one of the main attractions of the annual Fiesta de la chaya during Mardi Gras (Carnaval) week...

Ecuador

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 13,710,234 (2003) Ecuador is located on the northwest coast of South America, bordered to the north by Colombia and to the south and east by Peru. It covers a geographical area of 104,506 sq miles (270,670 sq...

Bolivia

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 7,982,850 (1999) Bolivia is located in the center-west of South America, sharing borders with Peru and Chile in the west, Brazil in the east, and Paraguay and Argentina in the southeast and south....

Peru

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 28,409,897 (2003) Peru occupies a territory twice the size of the US state of Texas. It has vast cultural diversity and many different geographical milieus (a coast, highlands and tropical forest). Since its...