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Son de los Diablos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...El son de los diablos is an Afro-Peruvian ‘devil’ dance. The practice was documented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially by the watercolor paintings of Peruvian artist Pancho Fierro (1807–79) (Palma 1935)....

Marinera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The marinera is a music and dance genre from coastal Peru, considered to be the national dance of that country. The genre traces its history back to the zamacueca, an immensely popular couple dance featuring European, African and Amerindian...

Tondero

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The tondero is a music and dance genre associated with Afro-Peruvian and mestizo populations in the departments of La Libertad, Lambayeque and Piura on the northern coast of Peru. The dance is generally considered to be a northern rural...

Landó

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The Peruvian landó, nearly forgotten by the mid-twentieth century, was recreated during the Afro-Peruvian music revival of the 1960s and 1970s. Since then, it has been popularly considered the most ‘African’ of Afro-Peruvian music and dance...

Zapateo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The zapateo is a form of competitive tap dance associated with the central coastal region of Peru, particularly the departments of Lima and Ica. Historical references to the zapateo in Peru date from the early part of the eighteenth...

Hatajo de Negritos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...During the Christmas season, in Peru’s southern coastal department of Ica, groups of young Afro-Peruvian and mestizo boys and men called hatajos de negritos dance and (in some regions) sing villancicos in the streets and in front...

Panalivio

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The panalivio is a sung Afro-Peruvian lament genre that was banned by church ordinance in 1722 and revived in the twentieth century. The name may originally have been ‘penalivio’ (alleviation of pain), and the songs are believed to have...

Yaraví

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The yaraví is an Andean song genre characterized by its slow tempo, minor tonality, frequent use of rubato and dramatic pauses, and a lyric emphasis on romantic or tragic themes of lost love and betrayal. Associated primarily...

Bailecito

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The bailecito coya is a folkoric genre representative of the provinces of Jujuy and Salta in northwestern Argentina. Its name differentiates it from the bailecito norteño which is typical of the Santiago del Estero and the northcenter...

Toríl

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The toríl, Spanish for ‘bullring,’ is a genre of central Andean folk music associated with bullfights and other ritual activities involving livestock. Though typically only performed during these seasonal events, the genre has been a staple...