Loading
Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-9 of 9 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Arequipa

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...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...

Trujillo

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...Population: 601,000 (2002) Located some 350 miles (560 km) north of Lima on Peru’s Pacific coast, Trujillo is the country’s third-largest city and capital of the department of La Libertad. Though...

Yaraví

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...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...

Pumpin

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... referred to as ‘techno-pumpin,’ this new music has significant appeal among Fajardo’s youth, and points to the genre’s continued popularity. Bibliography Jonathan Ritter...

Chicha

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...Chicha, also known as cumbia andina, is a Peruvian popular music genre that fuses influences from the Colombian cumbia, the Andean huayno, and transnational pop/rock instrumentation. Chicha emerged as a distinctive genre in Peru in the late...

Marimba

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...The marimba is a type of xylophone consisting of wooden bars suspended over a set of resonators and struck with mallets, the marimba first emerged in Latin America during the colonial period. Recreated from diverse African models brought...

Toríl

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...The toríl, Spanish for ‘bullring,’ is a genre of central Andean folk music associated with bullfights and other ritual activities involving livestock. Though typically only performed during these seasonal events, the genre has been a staple...

Ayacucho

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...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...

Charango

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...The charango is a small, fretted lute originating in Andean South America. Found most prominently in the indigenous and mestizo musical traditions of highland Peru, Bolivia, and northern Argentina, the instrument also figures significantly...