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Coros de Clave

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Coros de clave, literally ‘clave choirs,’ were ambulatory choral groups that would circulate in the streets of the western Cuban cities of Havana and Matanzas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, particularly during...

Guantánamo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 206,831 (1998) Guantánamo is the capital city of the easternmost province of Cuba, also named Guantánamo. The word Guantánamo means in the aboriginal Taino language ‘land between rivers.’...

Contradanza Cubana

Hettie Malcomson

Hettie Malcomson is Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The Spanish contradanza, French contredanse, English contradance and other variant spellings denote music and dances performed in Europe, the Caribbean, the Americas and beyond since the seventeenth century. The position of contradanza...

Danzonete

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Danzonete is a sung form of the danzón which arose when the instrumental form of danzón was in decline in Cuba, as a result of the rise of son. Credit for the first danzonete is usually given to Aniceto Díaz, a musician from Matanzas...

Habanera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The habanera is a vocal and instrumental genre of urban origin that became part of the Cuban song movement in the second half of the nineteenth century. It is defined as a melodic line of lyrical romantic character, with an instrumental...

Representations of Chinese-ness in Afro-Cuban hip hop during post-Soviet era Cuba

The Organic Globalizer : Hip hop, political development, and movement culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...Editors’ note From Central Europe we come back to the Western Hemisphere with Angela Ju’s analysis of hip hop in Cuba. In “Representations of Chinese-ness,” Ju seeks to understand political activism and the political potency of hip hop...

Afro-Cuban Music in Senegal

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Afro-Cuban music has served as one of the foundations of numerous African popular musics. However, its impact has proved most pervasive and enduring in the West African nation of Senegal. In the 1990s some Senegalese began to call...

Beny Moré

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...Leader of Banda Gigante, Beny Moré’s tenor voice defined, for many, Cuban popular music in the 1950s and early 1960s. Moré was born in Lajas in 1919; his great-great grandfather was rumored to be the son of a Congolese king who was enslaved...

Caribbean Religions and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The intersection of popular music styles and various Caribbean religious traditions dates back to the colonial era. From the fifteenth through to the twentieth centuries, the modern Caribbean population and demographic picture developed....