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Interlude

Joanna Bosse

in Becoming Beautiful: Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039010
eISBN:
9780252096983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039010.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this interlude, the author reflects on her experience of dancing the last waltz of the evening with Leo, a retired physician who also happens to be her neighbor. She describes Leo as one of her ... 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


: Our (Latin) 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.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the beginnings of salsa in New York City, with emphasis on the role of the ballroom called Cheetah. More specifically, it discusses the significance of the Cheetah in the ... More


Epilogue

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter reflects on the author’s personal experiences dancing in two different communities—among aging mambo dancers at Florida’s Gold Coast Ballroom and with young salsa dancers in Seattle. ... More


Dance Music and the Politics of Fun

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the history of dance entertainment since 1959, and considers the hesitant attitudes of the revolutionary vanguard toward fun-loving, irreverent dance tunes. It also emphasizes ... More


From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Raul Fernandez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the complexity of Cuban dance music and the webs that connect it, musically and historically, to other Caribbean music, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz. Establishing a scholarly ... More


The Taste of ¡Azúcar!

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/9780520247079.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at the career of a female vocalist who, in an artistic world dominated by men, led the way in the internationalization of Cuban dance music—the late Celia Cruz—a central figure for ... More


Commercialization of New York Salsa Music and Dance: How Fania, Hustle, and Salsa Romántica Gave Birth to Studio Salsa

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the evolution of New York salsa music and dance from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. It examines how musical innovations led to new ways of dancing, and conversely, ... More


L.A.-Style Salsa: Neck Drops, Aerial Cartwheels, and Body Rolls

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter compares the history, culture, and aesthetic priorities of 1990s salsa in Los Angeles and in New York. It examines the technical and aesthetic differences between dancing on the two ... More


From Social Dance Floors to Professional Stages

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter turns away from social dancing and salsa dance as business to look at the art of mambo and salsa choreography. Palladium-era mambo shows of the 1950s and ’60s are compared to salsa ... More


“Cosa Nuestra”: Salsa “Folklórico y Experimental” 1965–1975

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/9781496806895.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the history of Salsa in New York City. In the late 1960’s Salsa became the vehicle for the cultural expressions of community, aesthetics, and identity for the Puerto Ricans, ... More


The Ritual Activities of the Vestal Virgins

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter analyzes the ritual obligations of the Vestal Virgins. The extensive ritual program assigned to the Vestal order further emphasizes the connection between these priestesses and the ... More


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

Cesar Miguel Rondon

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

Salsa is one of the most popular types of music listened to and danced to in the United States. Until now, the single comprehensive history of the music—and the industry that grew up around it, ... More


: Salsa Zero the 1950s

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.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the historical emergence of salsa music in New York City in the 1950s. It begins by describing the performances of Latin orchestras at the Palladium, a large ballroom that ... 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


: 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


: 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


: The Thing in Montuno

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.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the fundamental characteristics of salsa that developed further or quietly disappeared due to the unstable trends in the recording industry in New York City. It first explores ... More


The Boom

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.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the salsa boom in the Caribbean during the 1970s, paying particular attention to Puerto Rico's creation of a very particular salsa of its own, and the emergence of Santo Domingo ... More


: Another 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.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the project called El Trabuco Venezolano, an authentic Venezuelan salsa movement made possible by the efforts of Orlando Montiel and Alberto Naranjo. Before discussing how the ... More


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