Skip to main content


  • Comparsas
Sort By:  1-1 of 1 (1 page)
Results per page:

Congas and Comparsas

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Comparsas are street ensembles that perform in Carnivals and parades. In Cuba, the dance-music genre and/or generic-type that characterizes the comparsa is the conga. The term conga has more than one...