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Title A Latin American music reader : views from the south / edited by Javier F. León and Helena Simonett
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, published in collaboration with the Society for Ethnomusicology, [2016]
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Contents Part one. Academic lineages, disciplinary canons, and historiographies. Introduction / Javier F. León -- Music research in South America / Raúrl R. Romero -- Between folklore and ethnomusicology : sixty years of folk and vernacular music studies in Colombia / Carlos Miñana Blasco -- Popular musicology in Latin America : synthesis of its accomplishments, problems, and challenges / Juan Pablo González -- The construction of history : the charango in the collective memory of mestizo Ayacucho / Julio Mendívil -- Decline or progress? : eighteenth-century music and nineteenth-century nationalism / Alejandro Vera -- The bambuco, hybrid knowledges, and the academy : a historical analysis of the persistence of coloniality in Latin American musical studies / Carolina Santamaría-Delgado
Part three. Alternate genealogies, marginal ontologies, and applied ethnomusicology. Introduction / Javier F. León -- Myth, music, and dance : the chicomexochitl / Gonzalo Camacho Díaz -- Indigenous music and identity : musical spaces of urban Mapuche communities / Jorge Martínez Ulloa -- Brazilian ethnomusicology as participatory ethnomusicology : anxieties regarding Brazilian musics / Angela Lühning -- Applied ethnomusicology : a critical history of indigenous music studies in Mexico / Marina Alonso Bolaños -- Metamorphosis of Afro-Brazilian performance traditions : from cultural heritage to the entertainment industry / José Jorge de Carvalho
Part two. Popular music, style, and the social construction of genre. Introduction / Javier F. León -- Notes for a prehistory of mambo / Rubén López-Cano -- "I got phrasing" : changes in samba's melodic rhythm, 1917-1933 / Carlos Sandroni -- Singing difference : Violeta Parra and Chilean song / Rodrigo Torres Alvardo -- The nuevo cancionero movement : a change of paradigm in Argentine folklore / Claudio F. Díaz -- Timba, rumba, and "appropriation from the inside" / Iñigo Sánchez Fuarros -- Gender and Brazilian popular music : a study of female bands / Rodrigo Cantos Savelli Gomes, Maria Ignêz Cruz Mello
Preface. One hundred years of Latin American music scholarship : an overview / Helena Simonett (with Michael Marcuzzi)
Summary This project is a collection of scholarly articles on diverse aspects of Latin American music that have been translated into English from their original issue in Spanish or Portuguese. Each chapter was written by a Latin American author and published between 1986 and 2011. Each has been chosen as representative, outstanding, or influential in some way to the field of Latin American musicology. The intent is to make this significant scholarship available to English-speaking students. The editors have also provided a substantial introduction to survey and contextualize the history of Latin American ethnomusicology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Applied ethnomusicology -- Latin America.
Ethnomusicology -- Latin America.
Folk music -- Social aspects -- Latin America.
Folk music -- Latin America -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author León, Javier F., editor
Simonett, Helena, editor
ISBN 0252098439 (electronic bk.)
9780252098437 (electronic bk.)