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Marcha Camión

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Marcha camión is one of the rhythmic patterns characteristic of the murgas, popular musical-theatrical ensembles in Montevideo, Uruguay, in their open-air performances during the long Carnival season (see Example 1)....

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Milonga

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...‘Milonga’ is one of those words, often encountered in the cultural field, whose meaning is taken for granted but difficult to define precisely. The origin of the term has been postulated as being Afro-Brazilian (Rossi 1926, 116) or directly...

Candombe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Candombe is a polysemic term in Uruguayan music, referring to a musical genre, a specific set of drumming and dancing practices, and certain stylistic characteristics and musical patterns in the country’s popular music. It is connected...

Montevideo

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 1,290,919 (1996); metropolitan area – 1,443,452 (1996) Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is by far the most populous city in the country (the other cities each have fewer than 100,000...

Canción Popular Uruguaya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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...

Uruguay

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,151,662 (1996), 3,399,438 (est 2004) Uruguay is a small country of 68,037 sq miles (176,215 sq km) situated in the southeast of South America. It shares one border to the north with Brazil and another...