Danzon (Innbundet)

Circum-Carribean Dialogues in Music and Dance

Serie: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music 



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 300
Forlag: Oxford University Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780199965809
Kategori: Scenekunst og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Danzon
Initially branching out of the European contradance tradition, the danzon first emerged as a distinct form of music and dance among black performers in nineteenth-century Cuba. By the early twentieth-century, it had exploded in popularity throughout the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean basin. A fundamentally hybrid music and dance complex, it reflects the fusion of European and African elements and had a strong influence on the development of later Latin dance traditions as well as early jazz in New Orleans. Danzon: Circum-Caribbean Dialogues in Music and Dance studies the emergence, hemisphere-wide influence, and historical and contemporary significance of this music and dance phenomenon. Co-authors Alejandro L. Madrid and Robin D. Moore take an ethnomusicological, historical, and critical approach to the processes of appropriation of the danzon in new contexts, its changing meanings over time, and its relationship to other musical forms. Delving into its long history of controversial popula

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