Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-6 of 6 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Merecumbé

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...The origin of merecumbé is closely linked to the myth of the creation of ‘Ay cosita linda’ (Oh Beautiful Thing), a 1955 tune by Colombian composer Francisco ‘Pacho’ Galán. There are many versions for the origin of the song: in one, Galán...

Tropipop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...Tropipop, short for tropical pop music, appeared in 1993 in Colombia when singer Carlos Vives combined elements from traditional musica tropical (tropical music) with different aspects of pop, rock, soca and the international...

Mapalé

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...The mapalé is a dance and musical genre characteristic of the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia. As a cultural practice, mapalé is said to have originated as early as the 1600s among slaves from the western coast of Africa – Congo...

Rock in Latin America

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

6

... Pacini-Hernandez , Fernández Héctor L’Hoeste , and Eric Zolov . 2004. Rockin’ Las Americas: The Global Politics of Rock in the Americas ....

Chucu-Chucu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...In the late 1960s, after the climax of the golden age of the tropical musical orquesta, a new kind of música tropical emerged in Colombia, known as chucu-chucu or raspa. The name chucu-chucu is an onomatopoeic and somewhat derogatory...

Champeta

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

3

...In the context of Afro-Colombian Spanish, the word ‘champeta’ literally means a long and wide knife, the kind often used in violent incidents among hoodlums frequenting a seaport district. Within a certain social context – Caribbean...