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Música Rocolera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Música rocolera is a term widely used in Ecuador to refer to a style of music associated with drunkenness, violence and a stigmatized working-class population. It emerged in the 1970s in the aftermath of the massive rural-to-urban migration...

Quito

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,399,378 (2001) Quito, the capital and political center of Ecuador, is located in the northern highland region, a few miles south of the equator, in the valley of the Pichincha Mountain. It was founded in 1535...

Guayaquil

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,985,379 (2001) Guayaquil, the largest and most populous city in Ecuador, is located on the Guayas River in the coastal region. Being Ecuador’s main port, it is also...

Pasillo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The pasillo is an urban musical genre derived from the European waltz and characterized by sentimental lyrics and guitar accompaniment. It is popular in Ecuador, Colombia and Costa Rica. In Ecuador, the pasillo is considered the musical...

Ecuador

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 13,710,234 (2003) Ecuador is located on the northwest coast of South America, bordered to the north by Colombia and to the south and east by Peru. It covers a geographical area of 104,506 sq miles (270,670 sq...