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Guarimba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The guarimba, also known as seis por ocho (six by eight), is one of the most characteristic marimba dance musics practiced in urban areas of Guatemala by Ladinos (the mestizo, Spanish-speaking population of the country). Guarimba...

Paraguay

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Guatemala

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 12,640,000 (2000) Guatemala is situated in western Central America, bordered by Mexico in the north and west, Belize in the north and El Salvador and Honduras in the east. It has a short Caribbean coastline...