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Book Details

  • Paperback
  • April 2012
  • ISBN 978-0-393-92965-2
  • 7.6 × 9.1 in
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide


Musics of Latin America

Paperback

Robin Moore (General Editor, University of Texas, Austin), Walter Aaron Clark (Editor, University of California, Riverside)

With contributions from Deborah Schwartz-Kates, With contributions from John Koegel, With contributions from Cristina Magaldi, With contributions from Daniel Party, With contributions from Jonathan Ritter, With contributions from T.M. Scruggs, With contributions from Susan Thomas

 

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