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Avanzada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Created and developed by Paraguayan composer Oscar Nelson Safuán (1943–2007), the avanzada combines the rhythmic pattern of the Paraguayan galopa with that of the guarania in a 2:1 (galopa/guarania) measure ratio, resulting...

Guarania

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The guarania is a vocal and instrumental urban musical genre created in 1925 by Paraguayan composer José Asunción Flores (1904–72). In that year, while receiving musical training with the Banda de Música de la Policía de la Capital...

Paraguay

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,036,900 (2003) Paraguay, located in the center of South America and crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn, is one of two landlocked countries on the South American continent. Served by several major rivers...

Canción Popular Uruguaya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The second half of the twentieth century saw the growth in Uruguay of a strong movement of popular music with a particular interest in stressing factors of identity. To some extent, the idea of maintaining musical particularities...