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Son de Pascua

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The son de pascua (literally, Easter son) is a short, joyous piece originally intended to be played during Christmas holidays at Catholic churches in Guatemala, where Easter embraces not only the celebrations of Christ’s resurrection...

“Wigs and Skin”: Colonialism According to Ama Ata Aidoo

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has published and taught extensively on popular music, popular culture, and culture of the American left. Rubin is a regular media commentator on popular culture and public affairs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Aidoo is widely acknowledged as a trail-blazing African woman writer. But her work constantly reminds us that we need to put just as much emphasis on “blaze” as “trail.” She certainly has, in multiple ways, contributed to the creation...

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...

Maringa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The term maringa is used in various African countries to designate a type of dance and/or a musical genre that became a key foundational element of what would later develop into modern African popular musics. It played a role also...
...Introduction The outcome of the third Ourvision Singing Contest (OSC) in 2009 was controversial. After being launched two years earlier by Caisa, the International Cultural Centre of the City of Helsinki as a singing competition originally...

Afropop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘Afropop’ is a general term used by journalists, recording industry professionals and authors of books about African music to designate the modern, mostly urban, popular music of Africa. The term applies to music from all regions of Africa,...

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...

Jakarta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 9,500,000 (1999); metropolitan area – ca. 18,000,000 (1999) Commemorating a 1527 victory against the Portuguese in the port of Sunda Kelapa on the northwest coast of Jawa (Java), Fatahillah, ruler...

Nederlandslied

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Nederlandslied (Dutch song, pronounced near-der-lunds-lead, often referred to as just the Nederlands) is a prestigious and competitive genre of the Malay Choirs, which are all-male choral groups that host annual choral competitions...

Son (Mexico)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sixty percent of Mexican folk music, according to Mexican folklorist Vicente T. Mendoza (1894–1964), is derived from the music performed in tonadillas (also, tonadillas escénicas), local theater pieces that were popular around the turn...