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A Latin American Music Reader: Views from the South
Contributor(s): Leon, Javier F. (Editor), Simonett, Helena (Editor), Bolaños, Marina Alonso (Contribution by)

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ISBN: 0252081676     ISBN-13: 9780252081675
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
OUR PRICE: $36.75  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2016
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Music | Genres & Styles - Latin
- Music | Ethnomusicology
- Language Arts & Disciplines | Readers
Dewey: 780.98
LCCN: 2016003066
Physical Information: 1.3" H x 6.1" W x 9.2" L (1.70 lbs) 464 pages
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Index
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Javier F. León and Helena Simonett curate a collection of essential writings from the last twenty-five years of Latin American music studies. Chosen as representative, outstanding, and influential in the field, each article appears in English translation. A detailed new introduction by León and Simonett both surveys and contextualizes the history of Latin American ethnomusicology, opening the door for readers energized by the musical forms brought and nurtured by immigrants from throughout Latin America.

Contributors include Marina Alonso Bolaños, Gonzalo Camacho Díaz, José Jorge de Carvalho, Claudio F. Díaz, Rodrigo Cantos Savelli Gomes, Juan Pablo González, Rubén López-Cano, Angela Lühning, Jorge Martínez Ulloa, Maria Ignêz Cruz Mello, Julio Mendívil, Carlos Miñana Blasco, Raúl R. Romero, Iñigo Sánchez Fuarros, Carlos Sandroni, Carolina Santamaría-Delgado, Rodrigo Torres Alvarado, and Alejandro Vera.

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