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Yaraví

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Albazo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The albazo is an urban song-dance genre of lively character popular in the coastal and highland regions of Ecuador. Most albazos are considered to be part of the música nacional anthology, a selected repertoire of Ecuadorian songs composed...

Ayacucho

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 144,700 (2003) Ayacucho, capital city of the department that shares its name, is situated 300 miles (480 km) southeast of Lima in the Peruvian Andes. Though commercial ties...

Arequipa

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Banda de Bronce

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Music for bandas de bronce (brass bands) is found in many town squares throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, for example in Mexico, Cuba, Peru and Bolivia. Many of the bands are municipal bands, such as Mexico’s Zapotec...