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Music in Latin American Culture Regional Traditions

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ISBN-10: 0028653300

ISBN-13: 9780028653303

Edition: 1999

Authors: John M. Schechter

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Music in Latin American Culture: Regional Traditions presents chapters that focus on specific musical cultures including: Mexico, Central American, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Peru and more. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and includes specific examples from the contributor's fieldwork.
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Book details

List price: $118.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 4/1/1999
Binding: Digital, Other 
Pages: 496
Size: 5.75" wide x 5.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

John M. Schechter is Professor of Music, presently also serving as Provost of Merrill College, at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received the Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied ethnomusicology with G�rard B�hague, Andean anthropology with Richard Schaedel, and Quechua with Louisa Stark and Guillermo Delgado-P. Since 1985 he has taught ethnomusicology and music theory, and, up until 2000, directed the Taki �an and Voces Latin American Ensembles, at UC Santa Cruz. With Guillermo Delgado-P., Schechter is co-editor of Quechua Verbal Artistry: The Inscription of Andean Voices/Arte Expresivo Quechua: La Inscripci�n de Voces…    

Themes in Latin American Music Culture
Popular Mexican Musical Traditions: The Mariachi of West Mexico and the Conjunto Jarocho of Veracruz
Central America: Marimba and Other Musics of Guatemala and Nicaragua
Caribbean Musics: Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago
Northeastern Brazil
Music in the Southern Cone: Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay
Andean Colombia
Andean Peru
Beyond Region: Transnational and Transcultural Traditions
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