Danzón : circum-Caribbean dialogues in music and dance /

Madrid, Alejandro L.

Danzón : circum-Caribbean dialogues in music and dance / Alejandro L. Madrid and Robin D. Moore . - xv, 279 s. : ill., musiknoter . - Currents in Latin American & Iberian music . . - B30.312

Innehåller bibliografi och index

Danzón matters : mapping out the issues -- Danzón as a performance complex -- Race, morality, and the circulation of danzón, 1870-1940 -- The danzón and musical dialogues with early jazz -- Nostalgia, affect, and performativity in contemporary danzón scenes -- Cachondería, discipline, and danzón dancing -- Danzón musings beyond the dancehall

Initially branching out of the European contradance tradition the danzón first emerged as a distinct form of music and dance among black performers in 19th-century Cuba. By the early 20th-century, it had exploded in popularity throughout the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean basin. This book studies the emergence hemisphere-wide influence, and historical and contemporary significance of this phenomenon of music and dance




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