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Singing <i>Latinoamérica</i>: A brief but obligatory detour into the question of the relatively recent, initially tentative, yet ultimately widespread embrace of the term Latin America, being an excursion into dustier corners of the author’s memory in search of a vernacular singing of said tune: “Latinoamérica”

Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo

in Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443065
eISBN:
9780226443232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 5 is a response to an anonymous reader of the manuscript. Since the characters in the history of the idea of Latin America are mostly intellectuals, the book focuses on what are ... More


Traces of Tropicália

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the various traces of tropicalist experience since the restoration of civilian rule in the mid-1980s. It first discusses the major contributions of the movement, which include ... More


: Salsas's the Thing

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the popularity of salsa in New York City. Before discussing salsa's invasion of the Caribbean, it gives consideration to trends in Latin American popular music from the tango of ... More


Tropicália, Counterculture, &amp; Afro-Diasporic Connections

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Though Tropicália ended in December 1968, the movement continued to intensify cultural production in Brazil and inspire new artists who were identified with a “post-tropicalist” current in Brazilian ... More


Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615707_Dunn
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicália. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new ... More


: The New York Sound

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the beginnings of salsa music in New York City. After explaining how the Cuban sound allowed young New York musicians to integrate (international) popular music into their own ... More


Introduction

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Tropicália is a short-lived but high-impact cultural movement that coalesced in the realm of popular music in 1968. The movement emerged during a period of intense political and cultural conflict in ... More


: the 1960s

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the evolution of salsa in the 1960s from the Cuban big-band music and sound to the smaller ensembles that performed barrio salsa. It first considers the two important factors ... More


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