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Las Alturas de Simpson

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba is a famously musical country and Matanzas is arguably Cuba's most musical city. Throughout history, the gentle hills of Matanzas have been alive with the sound of music. Some of Cuba's earliest ... More


Creole Dances in National Rhythms

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines social dances that display national dance formation and how they rise to national status in one country, while other nations identify only one dance for hundreds of years. It ... More


Music and Mexican Modernity

Andrew G. Wood

in Agustín Lara: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199892457
eISBN:
9780199345496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892457.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the historical geography of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Mexico City as well as some of the major social and cultural influences taking shape at that time. It includes a brief ... More


Early Música Típica and Its Antecedents: Late 1800s to Early 1940s

Sean Bellaviti

in Música Típica: Cumbia and the Rise of Musical Nationalism in Panama

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190936464
eISBN:
9780190936501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936464.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 examines música típica’s antecedents in Panama’s Azuero peninsula during a period of great social change. Focusing on developments in areas of musical sound and all the practices that ... More


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