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...Though trained as a clarinetist at the Conservatory of Geneva, the career of Gilbert Favre primarily revolved around his service as an innovator and champion of Bolivian folk music. As a clarinetist, Favre, born in 1936, was trained...

Diablada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Diablada is a Bolivian form of music and dance that carries great symbolic significance in Andean thought and among the mestizo population. The most important avenue for the dissemination of diabladas is the Carnival of Oruro in the western...

Siku

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...Siku is the Aymara term for a panflute made of multiple vertical reed pipes. Tubes are closed at the distal end and they are held together by one or two thin strips of cane or other materials. The instrument has two rows of pipes, each...

Morenada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Also known as Danza de Morenos (Black Dance), morenada is a popular musical form that is inextricably linked to the dance it accompanies. Although it originated in Bolivia, during the late twentieth century the influence of the morenada...

Marcha (Marchinha)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In discussing marcha (march) as a musical genre in Brazil, a range of contexts must be covered, from expressions of religious rituals from Afro-Brazilian culture, such as Congados, to the huge national festival, Carnival...

Performing Indigeneity: Poetics and Politics of Music Festivals in Highland Bolivia

Soundscapes from the Americas : Ethnomusicological Essays on the Power, Poetics, and Ontology of Performance

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2014

Scholarly Books

...It is an early evening in mid-June 1993 in the highland village of Irupata, in the eastern range of the Bolivian Andes that runs through the northern region of the department of Potosí. This rural community, home to Quechua-speaking peasant...

Saya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Saya is a traditional Afro-Bolivian generic system made up of song, dance and music, related to other equally ancient African forms such as the tundiki and the nsaya. It has been documented from the sixteenth century to the present mainly...

Cueca Boliviana and Cueca Norteña (Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In both Bolivia and Argentina, the cueca is considered representative of national folklore. It is rooted along the border area of northwestern Argentina (the provinces of Jujuy, Salta and part of Catamarca) extending to Santiago del Estero,...

Kaluyo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Kaluyo (Khaluyo, Caluyo) is a vocal and instrumental genre and traditional dance that is cultivated in the south-east of Bolivia (Vallegrande, Santa Cruz) and in various southern areas such as Sucre and Potosí. Until the 1970s kaluyo...

Quena

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...The quena is a vertical notched flute mainly used in South American Andean musical traditions from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, northern Chile, and northern Argentina. It is considered the traditional flute of the Andes. Modern quenas are mostly...