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- DescriptionThe Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 9 is one of six volumes within the 'Genre' strand of the series. This volume discusses the genres of the Caribbean and Latin America relation to their cultural, historical and geographic origins; technical musical characteristics; instrumentation and use of voice; lyrics and language; typical features of performance and presentation; historical development and paths and modes of dissemination; influence of techlogy, the music industry and political and ecomic circumstances; changing stylistic features; table and influential performers; and relationships to other genres and sub-genres. This volume features over 300 in-depth essays on genres ranging from Afro-Cuban Jazz to Alcatraz, from Carnaval to Charanga, and from Dancehall to Dub.
- Author BiographyDavid Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music (Cambridge University Press, 1981+), and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Other recent publications include two edited volumes: The Cambridge Companion to Jazz (with Mervyn Cooke, 2002),and a special issue of Popular Music in honour of Paul Oliver (2006).
- PublisherContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Date of Publication27/02/2014
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Series TitleEncyclopedia of Popular Music of the World
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Content Note5 illus
- Weight1771 g
- Width169 mm
- Height244 mm
- Spine58 mm
- Edited byDavid Horn,John Shepherd
- Volume editorHeidi Feldman,Hettie Malcomson,Mona-Lynn Courteau,Pamela Narbona Jerez
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