Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX: Genres: Caribbean and Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
...Charanga refers to both a Cuban dance music ensemble and the music performed by this ensemble, though given the general promiscuity with which early twenty-first-century charanga ensembles embrace a wide variety of dance genres, the latter...
...Moña is a type of instrumental interlude often found in salsa, customarily appearing after the mambo (the primary instrumental interlude) has been already stated, and like the mambo, the moña is typically inserted between two montuno...
... a recording of mozambiques titled La Explosion De Mi Ritmo (2001).
D. Robin Moore 2006. Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Eddie Palmieri. 1965....
...The Cuban danzón is a music-and-dance genre that first took hold in the latter part of the 19th century and was derived from the European contradanza (Fr., contredanse), which was already well established as a shared medium of popular...
...The musical term montuno is applied to Cuban music in a variety of ways. Loosely translated as “from the mountains,” montuno refers to the rustic, mountainous region of Oriente, the eastern province of Cuba and birthplace of son. Hence, son...
...Though Latin America has long been identified with the rites and rituals of Roman Catholicism, numerous challenges to this dominance in the region have emerged since the beginning of the 12th century. In response to the highly ritualized...
...The Republic of Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean with an estimated population of more than 11 million. The total area of Cuba is 110,860 sq km and it is comprised of more than 1,600 keys, islands, and islets. The main island...
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