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Tecnocumbia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term ‘tecnocumbia’ denotes a musical style that attained national prominence in Peru, and to a lesser extent other South American countries, in the late 1990s. Tecnocumbia artists perform music based partially on a cumbia template...

Bomba (Ecuador)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In Ecuador, the term bomba denotes a musical genre that identifies the Afro-Ecuadorian population from the Chota Valley in the northern highland provinces of Imbabura and Carchi. It is also the name of the musical ensemble that plays...

Quito

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

Continuum, 2016

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...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...

Trujillo

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 601,000 (2002) Located some 350 miles (560 km) north of Lima on Peru’s Pacific coast, Trujillo is the country’s third-largest city and capital of the department of La Libertad. Though...

Arequipa

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 734,000 (2002) Arequipa, capital city of the department that shares its name, is the country’s second-largest city and the commercial center of southern Peru. Refounded by the Spanish in 1540...

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...

Peru

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 28,409,897 (2003) Peru occupies a territory twice the size of the US state of Texas. It has vast cultural diversity and many different geographical milieus (a coast, highlands and tropical forest). Since its...