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Musics of Latin America

Musics of Latin America

Robin Moore (General Editor), Walter Aaaron Clark

ISBN: 978-0-393-92965-2

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502 pages

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The most up-to-date and comprehensive Latin American music survey available.

Covering one of the most musically diverse regions in the world, Musics of Latin America emphasizes music as a means of understanding culture and society: each author balances an analysis of musical genres with discussion of the historical and cultural trends that have shaped them. Chapters cover traditional, popular, and classical repertoire, and in-text listening guides ensure that students walk away with a solid understanding of the music.

Preface
ROBIN MOORE

Chapter 1 - Introduction
ROBIN MOORE

Chapter 2 - Music, Conquest, and Colonialism
SUSAN THOMAS

Chapter 3 - Mexico
JOHN KOEGEL

Chapter 4 - Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela
T.M. SCRUGGS

Chapter 5 - Cuba and the Hispanic Caribbean
ROBIN MOORE

Chapter 6 - Brazil
CRISTINA MAGALDI

Chapter 7 - Argentina and the Rioplatense Region
DEBORAH SCHWARTZ-KATES

Chapter 8 - Peru and the Andes
JONATHAN RITTER

Chapter 9 - Latin American Impact on Contemporary Classical Music
WALTER AARON CLARK

Chapter 10 - Twenty-First Century Latin American and Latino Popular Music
DANIEL PARTY

Appendix: - The Elements of Music
WALTER AARON CLARK