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Avanzada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Created and developed by Paraguayan composer Oscar Nelson Safuán (1943–2007), the avanzada combines the rhythmic pattern of the Paraguayan galopa with that of the guarania in a 2:1 (galopa/guarania) measure ratio, resulting...

Galopa

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Like the Paraguayan polca, to which it is closely connected in terms of both origin and development, the galopa is a dance which uses a lively rhythm in compound duple meter with sesquialtera or hemiola rhythmic...

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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... and Carlos Noguera epitomized the essence of the Paraguayan nuevo cancionero. For calling out against the social injustice that characterized Paraguayan society during the dictatorship of President Alfredo Stroessner (1912–2006) and promoting...

Compuesto

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... of charge (González Torres 1998, 50–3). ‘Pancha Garmendia’ has a text by the Paraguayan poet Narciso R. Colmán (Rosicrán) (1876–1954) and music of anonymous authorship. It gives an account of the execution of Francisca ‘Pancha’ Garmendia (d....

Guarania

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The guarania is a vocal and instrumental urban musical genre created in 1925 by Paraguayan composer José Asunción Flores (1904–72). In that year, while receiving musical training with the Banda de Música de la Policía de la Capital...

Polca Paraguaya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Perhaps the best known and most cultivated of all Paraguayan musical forms, the polca paraguaya, or simply polca, is a song and dance genre in compound duple (6/8) meter characterized by its lively, rhythmic drive derived from...

Rasguido Doble

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Angelina) (ca. 1930) with music and lyrics by Emiliano R. Fernández (see, for example, recordings by Ñamandu and Juan Carlos Oviedo con Los Hermanos Acuña); ‘Pancha Garmendia’ (ca. 1925), a compuesto text by Narciso R. Colmán –...