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Argentina

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

...Argentina is a South American country bordered by Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, and Uruguay. Despite its location in southern South America, Argentina has been strongly influenced by European music and culture due to an influx...

Folclore (in Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Folclore (also spelled Folklore) is the label attached in the media, in popular parlance, and since the late 1990s also in academic discourse, to musics based on the traditional practices of the rural criollos or gauchos (descendants...

Salta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 462,668 (2001); metropolitan area – 469,192 (2001) Situated 1,000 miles (1,616 km) northwest of Buenos Aires, Salta is the capital city of a province of the same name...

Santa Fé

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 368,369 (2001); metropolitan area – 451,571 (2001) Santa Fé, the capital city of the province of the same name...

Chacarera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Chacarera is a song form with associated dance identified with the province of Santiago del Estero in the center/north-west of Argentina. Its origins are unclear: it emerges in the late nineteenth century in the west and north-west...

Córdoba

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 1,284,582 (2001); province – 3,066,801 (2001) Córdoba is the second-largest city in Argentina and capital...

Chaya/Vidala Chayera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Chaya or vidala chayera is a song form considered typical of La Rioja province in the Andean north-west of Argentina, where it is one of the main attractions of the annual Fiesta de la chaya during Mardi Gras (Carnaval) week...

Bolivia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 7,982,850 (1999) Bolivia is located in the center-west of South America, sharing borders with Peru and Chile in the west, Brazil in the east, and Paraguay and Argentina in the southeast and south...

Ecuador

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 13,710,234 (2003) Ecuador is located on the northwest coast of South America, bordered to the north by Colombia and to the south and east by Peru. It covers a geographical area of 104,506 sq miles (270,670 sq...

Buenos Aires

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: central city – 2,904,000 (1998); metropolitan area – 12,020,000 (1998) Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the west bank of the Río de la Plata (the River Plate). Buenos Aires...