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Chorus Line

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A chorus line is a group of singer-dancers, typically between eight and 16 in number, who are regularly choreographed in a line or lines across the stage as part of a musical stage entertainment. Although best known for its performances...

Dance

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Dance may be broadly categorized as rhythmically patterned movement of the body and feet in time to music. Dance has been closely linked with the development of many popular music styles and indeed constitutes one of popular music’s primary...

Hatajo de Negritos

Heidi Carolyn Feldman

Heidi Feldman is an AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at University of California, San Diego’s Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, USA. She served as Volume Editor for the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World from 2010 to 2017. In 2007, her book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, earned the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S.’s Woody Guthrie Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...During the Christmas season, in Peru’s southern coastal department of Ica, groups of young Afro-Peruvian and mestizo boys and men called hatajos de negritos dance and (in some regions) sing villancicos in the streets and in front...

Fandango (Brazil)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Fandango denotes two types of dance events in different areas of Brazil: a particular kind of ball typical of the coastal areas of the states of Paraná and São Paulo, and any popular ball in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The first...

Música Caipira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Música caipira is a term used to denote the large group of musical subgenres performed in the rural areas of the ‘Middle-South’ of Brazil, that is, the states of São Paulo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná and the southern areas...

Danzante

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The danzante is an indigenous musical genre danced to during Corpus Christi festivities throughout the highland region of Ecuador. The term danzante also denotes both the dance and the dancers who thank the Pachamama, or Mother Earth...

Diablada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Diablada is a Bolivian form of music and dance that carries great symbolic significance in Andean thought and among the mestizo population. The most important avenue for the dissemination of diabladas is the Carnival of Oruro in the western...

Congos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A distinctive and localized variant of Dominican long-drum music (palos), congos are played at funeral rites and the annual patron saint festivities of the black cofradia (religious brotherhood) of Espíritu Santo, situated just...

Son Jarocho

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The son jarocho is a music and dance tradition from the southcentral, or Sotavento, region of the state of Veracruz in Mexico. Within this son jarocho area several subregional styles exist, largely distinguished by instrumentation, tempo...

Landó

Heidi Carolyn Feldman

Heidi Feldman is an AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at University of California, San Diego’s Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, USA. She served as Volume Editor for the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World from 2010 to 2017. In 2007, her book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, earned the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S.’s Woody Guthrie Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The Peruvian landó, nearly forgotten by the mid-twentieth century, was recreated during the Afro-Peruvian music revival of the 1960s and 1970s. Since then, it has been popularly considered the most ‘African’ of Afro-Peruvian music and dance...