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Introduction: The Tide Was Always High

Josh Kun

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the musical urbanism of Los Angeles through the ear of Latin America. It argues that the musical life of ... More


Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Carol A. Hess

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

What do we in the United States know about Latin American art music, and how do we know it? Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream is the first study to explore ... More


Introduction

Carol A. Hess

in Representing the Good Neighbor: Music, Difference, and the Pan American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199919994
eISBN:
9780199345618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919994.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

What do we in the United States know about Latin American art music, and how do we know it? From the 1920s until the end of World War II, U.S. critics applauded this repertory as universalist. During ... More


Latin American Music in Moving Pictures and Jazzy Cabarets in Mumbai, 1930s–1950s

Bradley Shope

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter suggests that new media and sound technologies in the early and mid-20th century—especially radios, gramophones, and films—introduced select audiences in Bombay to a wide variety of ... More


A Continental Patchwork

Pablo Palomino

in The Invention of Latin American Music: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190687403
eISBN:
9780197510483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687403.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes, first, the diverse and scattered musical markets, agents, institutions, and discourses that operated within what today is considered to be Latin America, but back then were ... More


The Salsa Concept

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Several centuries of interaction between musicians and audiences from diverse backgrounds in Cuba have produced the most intricate and appealing dance music of the world. An analysis of the music ... More


Doing the Samba on Sunset Boulevard: Carmen Miranda and the Hollywoodization of Latin American Music

Walter Aaron Clark

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Latin American singer and actress Carmen Miranda, who helped create an all-purpose, homogeneous image of Latin Americans, their culture, and especially their music. Hollywood ... More


Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz

Christopher Washburne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780195371628
eISBN:
9780197510865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195371628.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz is an issue-oriented historical and ethnographic study that focuses on key moments in the history of the music in order to unpack the cultural forces that have shaped its ... More


Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Eduardo Herrera, and Alejandro L. Madrid (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book problematizes the notion of experimentalism as defined in conventional narratives about experimental musical practices. Contributors take a broad approach to a wide variety of Latin@ and ... More


Musical Anthropology: A Conversation with Elisabeth Waldo

Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's conversation with composer, violinist, and musical anthropologist Elisabeth Waldo, which took place October 17, 2015, at her home, the Rancho Cordillera del Norte, ... More


A Century of Latin Music at the Hollywood Bowl

Agustin Gurza

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Hollywood Bowl, summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and one of the first institutions to support cultural diversity even before that term entered the popular ... More


Elite Art Worlds: Philanthropy, Latin Americanism, and Avant-garde Music

Eduardo Herrera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190877538
eISBN:
9780190877569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877538.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Between 1962 and 1971, the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales (CLAEM) of the Di Tella Institute in Buenos Aires became the central hub of Latin American avant-garde music. With the ... More


Listening Across Boundaries: Soundings from the Paramount Ballroom and Boyle Heights

David F. Garcia

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's reflections about Cuban music in Los Angeles. He says that although the history of Cuban music in East Los Angeles may be little known, musicians like Cuban ... More


From Bahianas to the King of Pop …: A Speculative History of Brazilian Music into Los Angeles

Brian Cross

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the history of Brazilian music in Los Angeles, covering the journey of the collation of rhythms known as samba into the rest of the Americas, to the emergence of bossa nova as a ... More


“That’s Not Something to Show in a Concert”: Experimentation and Legitimacy at the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales

Eduardo Herrera

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Between 1962 and 1971, a total of fifty-four composers from all across Latin America went to Buenos Aires to study classical music composition at the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios ... More


In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13

Alejandro Madrid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190215781
eISBN:
9780190215804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215781.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

In the 1920s, Mexican composer Julián Carrillo (1875–1965) developed a microtonal system he metaphorically called El Sonido 13 (The 13th Sound). Although his pioneering role as one of the first ... More


Voice of the Xtabay and Bullocks Wilshire: Hearing Yma Sumac from Southern California

Carolina A. Miranda

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's account of Peruvian songstress Yma Sumac. Sumac is known for her four-octave voice and for launching the musical category known as exotica, a cinematic fusion of ... More


Booming Bandas of Los Ángeles: Gender and the Practice of Transnational Zapotec Philharmonic Brass Bands

Xóchitl C. Chávez

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author's work with Oaxacan communities has drawn attention to Zapotec women musicians within this traditionally male-dominated musical practice. Although women have become more visible in brass ... More


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