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Sarandunga

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sarandunga is a three-part complex of Afro-Dominican music and dance performed for the late-June celebration of San Juan Bautista in the southcentral city of Bani. The instruments and rhythms of sarandunga, and the organization of the black...

Gagá

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Dominican or Haitian-Dominican Gagá is a Lenten season religious society, appearing first in the 1920s, whose rituals and carnivalesque processions make extensive use of an exuberant style of music and dance, also known as Gagá. Its members...

Afro-Dominican Fusion

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Afro-Dominican fusion is a musical movement which arose in the Dominican Republic in the late 1970s, and continues with transnational dimensions in the new millennium. Fueled by an intellectual and artistic counterculture and a wave...

Salves

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... C Daniel Piper . 2013. Urbanization, Gender, and Cultural Emergence in the Music of Dominican Popular Religion: Salves and Palos in San Cristóbal. Unpublished Ph.D....

Tonada de Toros

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Tonadas de toros (bull songs) are unaccompanied improvisatory songs structured by alternating solo and chorus within a poetic rhyme scheme and are associated with the extensive pilgrimage networks concentrated in the eastern provinces...

Palos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Republic : Unesco. C. Daniel Piper 2013. Urbanization, Gender, and Cultural Emergence in the Music of Dominican Popular Religion: Salves and Palos in San Cristóbal...

Teatro Danzante Cocolo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the Dominican Republic, cocolo is a term for black migrant workers from the anglophone Lesser Antilles, including St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and others. Tens of thousands of cocolos were...

Congos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A distinctive and localized variant of Dominican long-drum music (palos), congos are played at funeral rites and the annual patron saint festivities of the black cofradia (religious brotherhood) of Espíritu Santo, situated just...