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Author Karush, Matthew B. (Matthew Benjamin), 1968- author

Title Musicians in transit : Argentina and the globalization of popular music / Matthew B. Karush
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
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Contents Black in Buenos Aires : Oscar Alemán and the transnational history of swing -- Argentines into Latins : the jazz histories of Lalo Schifrin and Gato Barbieri -- Cosmopolitan tango : Astor Piazzolla at home and abroad -- The sound of Latin America : Sandro and the invention of balada -- Indigenous Argentina and revolutionary Latin America : Mercedes Sosa and the multiple meanings of folk music -- The music of globalization : Gustavo Santaolalla and the production of rock Latino
Summary In Musicians in Transit Matthew B. Karush examines the transnational careers of seven of the most influential Argentine musicians of the twentieth century: Afro-Argentine swing guitarist Oscar Alemán, jazz saxophonist Gato Barbieri, composer Lalo Schifrin, tango innovator Astor Piazzolla, balada singer Sandro, folksinger Mercedes Sosa, and rock musician Gustavo Santaolalla. As active participants in the globalized music business, these artists interacted with musicians and audiences in the United States, Europe, and Latin America and contended with genre distinctions, marketing conventions, and ethnic stereotypes. By responding creatively to these constraints, they made innovative music that provided Argentines with new ways of understanding their nation's place in the world
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Subject Music -- Argentina -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Musicians -- Argentina.
Music and globalization -- Latin America.
Music and transnationalism -- Latin America.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822373773 (electronic bk.)
0822373777 (electronic bk.)
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