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Payada (Décima)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Payada is a practice of improvised solo song, traditional and to some extent current in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, typically taking place as a contest between two singers (payadores) who accompany themselves on the guitar. Décima...

Baguala

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Baguala is the name assigned by convention to a type of song traditionally sung by Indians and criollos (i.e., people of Spanish or mestizo descent) in northwest Argentina, based on a three-note scale approximating to the pitches of a major...

Litoraleña (Canción Litoraleña)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Litoraleña is a type of song within Argentinian folk-derived, media-disseminated urban music, collectively known as folclore. The adjective ‘litoraleña,’ meaning ‘from or associated with the riverfront provinces of northeast Argentina’ (the...

Zamba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Zamba is the most popular folk music-based genre in Argentina. Derived from the zamacueca, a dance that came from Lima in Peru by way of Chile around 1800, it acquired its hegemony over all other folkloric genres during the ‘folclore boom...

Córdoba

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

Continuum, 2016

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... In Search of the Tunga-Tunga in Córdoba . Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida. (Reviewed by Leonardo J. Waisman...

Chaya/Vidala Chayera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chaya or vidala chayera is a song form considered typical of La Rioja province in the Andean north-west of Argentina, where it is one of the main attractions of the annual Fiesta de la chaya during Mardi Gras (Carnaval) week...

Gato

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The gato was the most popular folk dance in Argentina during a large portion of the nineteenth century, when it was called ‘Gato mis-mis’ or ‘Perdiz.’ In the late 1700s it was also danced in neighboring areas and throughout the Spanish...

Folclore (in Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... J. Leonardo Waisman , and Marisa Restiffo . 2005. ‘Argentina.’ In The Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music...

Cifra/Estilo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Cifra is a form of solo song with guitar accompaniment that developed among male musicians in the sureño or surero (fertile southern pampa – lowland regions of Argentina and Uruguay) in the nineteenth century, and may still be found there....

Argentina

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

Continuum, 2016

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... : Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 231–71. Leonardo Waisman . 1988. ‘Folklore comercial e ideología: una aproximación’ [Commercial Folk Music...