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Cueca Cuyana

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Cueca cuyana is one of the popular music genres practiced by broad sectors of the population of the Cuyo region of Argentina. This area includes the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan and San Luis and is located approximately 1,000 kilometers...

Cueca Chilena

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Widespread throughout Chile, the cueca is traditionally performed by an ensemble including singers, stringed instruments and percussion. The music accompanies a non-embraced couple dance depicting, through swirled handkerchiefs and bodily...

Valparaíso

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 300,000 (2004) Valparaíso lies 80 miles (130 km) northwest of Chile’s capital, Santiago. It was founded in 1536 by Spanish conquerors. Its role in the nineteenth century as the primary Pacific port...

Bolivia

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

Continuum, 2016

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...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....

Chile

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 15,665,216 (2003) Chile, nicknamed ‘the thin country’ by its Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda, is caught between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With a coastline that extends over 2,670 miles...

Argentina

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 38,740,807 (2003) Argentina, the second-largest country in South America, shares with Chile and Uruguay the triangle-shaped southern tip of the continent. Along its 4,500 km (2,796 miles) from the Bolivian...