Song and Social Change in Latin America (Paperback)

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By Lauren E. Shaw (Editor), Carmelo Esterrich (Contribution by), John R. Baldwin (Contribution by)
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Song & Social Change in Latin America offers seven essays from a diverse group of scholars on the topic of music as a reflection of the many social-political upheavals throughout Latin America from the 20th century to the present. Topics covered include: the Tropic lia movement in Brazil, the Nueva Canci n in Central America, Rock in Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Peru, the Vallenato in Colombia, Trova in Cuba, and urban music of Puerto Rico in the mid-20th century. The collection also includes five interviews from prominent and up-and-coming musicians -Ruben Blades, Roy Brown, Habana Abierta, Ana Tijoux, and Mare- representing a variety of musical genres and political issues in Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Mexico.

About the Author

Lauren Shaw is an associate professor of Spanish at Elmira College where she teaches Hispanic Studies in the Romance Language Program and hosts a Spanish language radio program called Voces.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781498511759
ISBN-10: 1498511759
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: February 26th, 2015
Pages: 256
Language: English