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The Cuban Overture (1932) and Pardon My English (1933)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0029
Subject:
Music, History, American

Returning to New York with a collection of Cuban percussion instruments, Gershwin composed an orchestral piece inspired by his experiences in Havana, in particular, the music-making of street ... More


“La Habana No Aguanta Más”: Regionalism in the Lyrics of Cuban Popular Music

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

in Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter two elaborates on the ways regionalist tensions are performed through the lyrics of Cuban popular music, and conducts textual analyses of several songs that explicitly comment upon this ... More


Localizing Hybridity

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

in Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The fifth chapter details two hybridizing practices within contemporary rumba performance, one that emerged from Matanzas (batarumba) and one from Havana (guarapachangueo). The chapter employs Stuart ... More


The Politics of Place and National Traditions: Race, Regionalism, and the Relationship between Rumba and Son

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

in Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The book’s final chapter returns to the relationship between eastern and western Cuba, and the discussion of regionalism more broadly. It takes up an exploration of how historic regional inequalities ... More


“Cuba Libre”: Clave Consciousness and Montuno Aesthetics 1945–1955

Njoroge Njoroge

in Chocolate Surrealism: Music, Movement, Memory, and History in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806895
eISBN:
9781496806932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806895.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores musical and political evolution of Cuba in the early 20th century. Cuba provides an interesting condensation of the history of the Caribbean region where sugar and slavery were ... More


English style: foreign culture, race and the Anglicisation of popular dance

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the creation and commodification of national identity within popular dance. The discussion focuses on the efforts of the dance profession to standardise the steps of the English ... More


Hip(g)nosis as Pleasure: The Mulata on Film

Melissa Blanco Borelli

in She is Cuba: A Genealogy of the Mulata Body

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199968169
eISBN:
9780190274757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968169.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter three, Hip(g)nosis on Film: Screening The Cuban Mulata examines how Cuban popular dance travelled in the bodies of Cuban dancers such as Ninón Sevilla or Chela Castro. I examine a variety of ... More


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