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My Experience and Experiments in Caribbean Dance

Ramiro Guerra and Melinda Mousouris (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ramiro Guerra, the fountainhead of Cuban modern dance, looks back on this life and work, from his childhood in Havana in the 1930s, to becoming a dancer and beginning to transcend the conventions of ... More


Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Yvonne Daniel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides a sweeping cultural and historical examination of Diaspora dance genres. The book investigates social dances brought to the islands by Europeans and Africans, including quadrilles ... More


The Rebels

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter relates the life and times of the rebellious member of the Palm Dynasty Jan Gerard Palm who flew straight in the face of the Catholic Church and Dutch colonial authorities and Edgar ... More


Mazurka Erotika

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter opens with a lengthy discussion of the musical relations between Cuba and Curacao and ends introducing Izaline Calister, one of the younger generation of Curacaoan musicians who had gone ... More


The Dancing Body on the Line: An Introduction

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction first considers the movement for a National Dance Law (2008–), which aims to establish infrastructure and federal funding for all genres of dance in Buenos Aires and throughout the ... More


Mobile Bodies

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how contemporary dance enabled intersecting forms of artistic, social, and political mobility in the midst of rapid change that marked 1960s Buenos Aires. It demonstrates how ... More


Dance as the Art of Survival

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter demonstrates how contemporary dance moved otherwise as a strategy of survival during the last military dictatorship (1976–83), a period synonymous with the forced disappearance of an ... More


Common Goods

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how contemporary dance embraced cooperative politics following Argentina’s 2001 economic crisis. It begins with the 2007–8 labor dispute at the San Martín Theater that gave rise ... More


Epilogue: The History of Memory

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The epilogue examines the 2011 human rights march in Buenos Aires on the National Day of Memory for Truth and Justice (Día Nacional de la Memoria por la Verdad y la Justicia), the anniversary of the ... More


Concentric Circles of Theatricality: Pantomimic Dances from the Sacred to the Secular

K. Meira Goldberg

in Sonidos Negros: On the Blackness of Flamenco

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190466916
eISBN:
9780190466954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466916.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In early modern Spain, raza (race) signified the stain of Blackness, while casta (chaste, caste) signified purity of blood—Whiteness. But with its empire in decline, eighteenth-century Spain enacted ... More


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