Caribbean Currents Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

ISBN-10: 1592134637

ISBN-13: 9781592134632

Edition: 2nd 2006

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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
The Caribbean at a Glance
Introduction: The Caribbean Crucible
The Indian Heritage
The African Heritage
Patterns of Musical Retention
The European Heritage
A Day in Havana, 1986
The Cuban Crucible
African-Derived Musics
A Music Festival in Santiago de Cuba
European-Derived Musics
The Son and Modern Cuban Dance Music
"Socialism with Pachanga"
The "Special Period" and Its Special Music
Coda: Revisiting Havana-and Miami, 2004
Records and Films
Puerto Rico
Cuba and Puerto Rico: "The Two Wings of the Same Bird"
European-Derived Musics
The Fiesta de Santiago Apostol at Loiza Aldea
Plena and Bomba in the Dance Hall
Music and the Puerto Rican Diaspora
Puerto Rico Rocks and Raps
Records and Films
Salsa and Beyond
The Son Sires a Son
Ruben Blades: The Cutting Edge
Style and Structure
The Salsa Life
Salsa Lite?
Latin Rap and Reggaeton
Nueva Cancion
Records and Films
The Dominican Republic
The Merengue Tipico
The Merengue as National Symbol
The Modern Merengue
The Merengue Explosion
Merengue Style and Dance
Bachata: Songs of Bitterness, Songs of Love
Juan Luis Guerra
The Return of the Repressed
Records and Films
Haiti and the French Caribbean
Music in the Streets of Port-au-Prince
Haitian Cultural Crossroads
Creolization in Haiti: Language
Creolization in Haiti: Religion
Carnival and Rara
Misik Twoubadou
Haitian Dance Music
Politics and the Haitian Diaspora
Contemporary Haitian Popular Music
Misik Rasin, Rap, and Ragga
Music in the Lesser Antilles: Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, and St. Lucia
Kumina Culture, 1976
Roots Music in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Music inna Downtown Style: Recording the Unrecorded
Roots and Culture: Downtown Triumphant
Rasta and Revolution
The End of an Era and the Dawn of a New One: From Reggae to Ragga
Tellin' It Like It Is, from "Consciousness" to "Slackness"
Female Degradation or Liberation?
Love Music-or Hate Music?
Sound Systems and Sound Clashes
Dancehall inna Foreign
Trinidad, Calypso, and Carnival
The Development of Calypso and Carnival
Calypso in Colonialism
Modern Calypso and Carnival
Woman Rising
The Carnival Context
Steel Band
Calypso and Carnival outside Trinidad
Records and Films
East Indian Music and Big Sounds from the "Small Islands"
East Indians in the West Indies
Small Island Traditions
Indo-Caribbean Bibliography
Indo-Caribbean Records and Film
Small Island Bibliography
Small Island Recordings
Five Themes in the Study of Caribbean Music
Unity and Diversity in a Continent of Islands
Race and Ethnicity
Music, Sex, and Sexism
Caribbean Music International
Music and Politics
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