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Cueca Chilena

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Widespread throughout Chile, the cueca is traditionally performed by an ensemble including singers, stringed instruments and percussion. The music accompanies a non-embraced couple dance depicting, through swirled handkerchiefs and bodily...

Nueva Canción Chilena

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Nueva canción chilena (Chilean New Song) is a vocal and instrumental genre that emerged in Chile in the mid-1960s in the context of movements for social and political change within the country and beyond. Part of a widespread development...

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...