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Norteño

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Música norteña (northern music), or simply norteño, is a popular music genre originally from the north-east of Mexico. It shares many similarities with the Texas-based conjunto (ensemble), its counterpart across the US-Mexico border. Both...

Veracruz

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 549,500 (2003) On his initial expedition of Mexican conquest in 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés founded the first municipality of the Americas, Villa Rica de la Vera...

Música de Carrilera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Also known as música cantinera, guasca, música de despecho or generically just as música popular, música de carrilera (literally, railroad music) is a commercially derived umbrella term coined in the 1950s in Colombia to describe a wide...

Duranguense

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term duranguense or música duranguense (music from Durango, a state in north-western Mexico) refers to a style of music and its associated dance that originated in Chicago in the early 2000s. It is also known...

Durango

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 443,600 (2004) Durango is the quintessential northern Mexican city. Six hundred and seventy-two miles (1,082 km) from the US frontier, it is not a border town. Five hundred and fifty-five...

Tijuana

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,200,000 (2000) Urban Tijuana, Mexico is the northernmost point on Mexico’s western border with the United States. It is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of San Diego, California, its nearest...

Costa Rica

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 4,089,609 (2002) Costa Rica is located in Central America, sharing a border with Panama to the southeast and Nicaragua to the northwest. Like those two countries it has a Caribbean coastline to the north...

Guadalajara

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,677,531 (2000) ‘Guadalajara on a plain, México City in a lake.’ That is the opening line of ‘Me he de comer esta tuna,’ a song made famous by Jorge Negrete (1988). Indeed, Guadalajara sits in the middle...

Monterrey

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,400,000 (2003) Monterrey is the capital city of Nuevo Leon, a state located in the northeastern part of Mexico. The city is an important commercial, financial and industrial center....

Acapulco and Guerrero

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Acapulco - 1,300,000 (2004); Guerrero - 3,000,000 (2004) Acapulco is situated on the southwest Pacific coast of Mexico in the state of Guerrero, some 185 miles (300 km) south...