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Indita

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Literally, ‘Indian maiden,’ the term indita is a diminutive form that is applied to a song genre that was popularized in Mexican musical plays and entertainments during the post-colonial era. Some survived in New Mexico, where...

Corrido

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The corrido is a Mexican narrative song or folk ballad accompanied by one or more guitars and, in the later twentieth century, accordion-driven norteño groups or bandas (brass bands from Mexico’s northern Pacific...

Música de Carrilera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Also known as música cantinera, guasca, música de despecho or generically just as música popular, música de carrilera (literally, railroad music) is a commercially derived umbrella term coined in the 1950s in Colombia to describe a wide...

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 3,694,820 (2002); county – 9,871,506 (2003) Los Angeles (often referred to colloquially as ‘LA’) is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States apart from New York City. Greater...

Austin, TX

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 656,562 (2000) Situated on the Colorado River in the central Texas hill country, the city of Austin (named after one of Texas’s founders, Stephen F. Austin) was voted the permanent capital of Texas...

Culiacán

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city - 540,823 (2000); metropolitan area - 745,537 (2000) Originally named La Villa de San Miguel, Culiacán was founded in 1531. It has been the capital of the state of Sinaloa since 1873, when the state...

Durango

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 443,600 (2004) Durango is the quintessential northern Mexican city. Six hundred and seventy-two miles (1,082 km) from the US frontier, it is not a border town. Five hundred and fifty-five...

Canción Ranchera/Ranchera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The genre commonly called canción ranchera (‘country song’), or simply either canción or ranchera, is regarded as Mexico’s quintessential popular music genre. Although this type of song goes back to the mid-1800s, the term was first coined...

Mexico City

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: metropolitan area - 18,100,000 (2000) Mexico City is founded on the site of the former capital of the Aztec Empire, Tenochtitlan, subdued in 1521 by Hernando Cortés. Despite the devastation wrought...