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Teatro Danzante Cocolo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the Dominican Republic, cocolo is a term for black migrant workers from the anglophone Lesser Antilles, including St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and others. Tens of thousands of cocolos were...

Cencerro

George Torres

George Torres, PhD, is associate professor of music at Lafayette College, Easton, PA, where he teaches courses in music history and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...The cencerro is an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument played in popular music ensembles. It is essentially a cowbell that has had its clapper removed. It is generally played with a wooden or metal stick, and depending on how and where...

Son de los Diablos

Heidi Carolyn Feldman

Heidi Feldman is an AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at University of California, San Diego’s Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, USA. She served as Volume Editor for the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World from 2010 to 2017. In 2007, her book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, earned the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S.’s Woody Guthrie Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...El son de los diablos is an Afro-Peruvian ‘devil’ dance. The practice was documented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially by the watercolor paintings of Peruvian artist Pancho Fierro (1807–79) (Palma 1935...

Religion and Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

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...Though Latin America has long been identified with the rites and rituals of Roman Catholicism, numerous challenges to this dominance in the region have emerged since the beginning of the 12th century. In response to the highly ritualized...

Clave

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...Clave is an Afro-Cuban timeline pattern used in Cuban folkloric and popular music, though its effect has extended far beyond Cuba by influencing American musics from Argentina to the United States. The term clave is a Spanish noun derived...

Afrobeats

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘Afrobeats’ (sometimes written Afro Beats) is an umbrella term that emerged in the 2000s to describe the modern, urban music of Africa and its diaspora communities around the world. The music features both singing and rapping, a variety...

Cuíca

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...A cuíca is a Brazilian friction drum with a thin bamboo stick embedded into a single goat-skin head. It is known by a variety of names including puíta, tambor onça, and roncador. Cuíca is found throughout Brazil where it is used primarily...

Lapo Kabwit

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Lapo kabwit is the homegrown drum and percussion-based street dancing music of Carnival in the Caribbean island of Dominica. The term literally means ‘goatskin,’ a reference to the goatskins used in the making of these drums, and is used...

Kawina

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kawina is a percussion-based style of recreational music associated with the Creoles of Suriname. Creoles are one of two Afro-Surinamese populations, distinguished from the Maroons, or ‘Bosnegers,’ in that the former are descended from...

Samba-Reggae

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Samba-reggae is a style of drumming and percussion characterized conceptually and musically by an intention on the part of the blocos afro – Afro-centric Carnival organizations in the city of Salvador da Bahia, northeast Brazil – to reclaim...