Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music (Hardback)

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Hardback 484 Pages / Published: 27/03/2013
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This comprehensive survey examines Latin American music, focusing on popular-as opposed to folk or art-music and containing more than 200 entries on the concepts and terminology, ensembles, and instruments that the genre comprises.


* Roughly 200 entries on concepts and terminology, ensembles, genres, and instruments

* 37 biographical sidebars of significant musicians and performers

* A chronology for Latin American popular music

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313340314
Number of pages: 484
Weight: 1225 g
Dimensions: 257 x 180 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The reader will find almost every aspect of Latin American popular music covered in some 200 informative entries included in the encyclopedia. . . . [O]ffers a useful one-stop source of information on this subject of current interest." - Reference Reviews
"The Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music is an excellent jumping-off point, and both students and enthusiasts of Latin music will find that this volume provides broad coverage, plenty of suggestions for further reading, and excellent cross-references." - Booklist
"Young adults and adults interested in world music or Latin American music and culture will find this book useful. It does a great job of covering the history and components of a wide array of musical genres, from indigenous to more modern." - Library Journal

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