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—DICAP (Chile)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...DICAP (Discoteca del Cantar Popular) (The Discothèque of Popular Song) was created in Santiago, Chile almost by accident by the Communist Youth of Chile in 1968. The Communist Youth had pressed a record, Por Viet-Nam (For Vietnam...

Nuevo Cancionero (Paraguay)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Highly cultivated in the 1970s and 1980s and developed in stylistic parallel with the Argentine nuevo cancionero (new songbook) and Chilean nueva canción (new song) which inspired it, the Paraguayan nuevo cancionero movement denounced...

Victor Jara

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...The tragic career of Victor Jara positioned him as a martyr for the international community of politically active folk artists. Jara was born near Santiago, Chile in 1932 and worked on a farm with his family at the behest of his father...

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Canto Nuevo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Canto nuevo is a musical movement that arose in the mid-1970s as a form of resistance against the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile. The movement developed its agenda based on the principles of the Latin American...

Nueva Canción

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The music and movement known as nueva canción (or ‘new song’) spans an active period of some 50 years, beginning in the early 1960s, when Latin American and Spanish singers and songwriters (often but not always called cantautores) created...

Chile

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 15,665,216 (2003) Chile, nicknamed ‘the thin country’ by its Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda, is caught between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With a coastline that extends over 2,670 miles...