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Palos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Since the late eighteenth century, palos long drumming has been associated with black religious brotherhoods (cofradías) in the Dominican Republic, especially their funeral rites and velaciones, or annual patron saint festivities. While...

Dominican Republic

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8,715,602 (2003) The Dominican Republic shares with Haiti a Caribbean island, situated between Cuba and Puerto Rico, which Christopher Columbus claimed for the Spanish crown in 1493. The island’s western third was ceded...

Flamenco

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Flamenco is a genre of oral music that originated in Andalusia, the most southern territory of Spain, in the mid-nineteenth century. It codified traditions of Mediterranean music and dance – popular (demotic) and folkloric...

Afro-Dominican Fusion

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Afro-Dominican fusion is a musical movement which arose in the Dominican Republic in the late 1970s, and continues with transnational dimensions in the new millennium. Fueled by an intellectual and artistic counterculture and a wave...