Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae / Edition 2

Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae / Edition 2

by Peter Manuel, Kenneth Bilby, Michael Largey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592134629

ISBN-13: 9781592134625

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Temple University Press

This is an exploration of the region's music—its forms and innovations, musicians, festivals, and dance halls, its fans—and traces its African, Asian and European roots.
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This is an exploration of the region's music—its forms and innovations, musicians, festivals, and dance halls, its fans—and traces its African, Asian and European roots.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592134625
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
2
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : the Caribbean crucible1
2Cuba19
3Puerto Rico65
4Salsa and beyond88
5The Dominican Republic116
6Haiti and the French Caribbean141
7Jamaica177
8Trinidad, calypso, and Carnival216
9East Indian music and big sounds from the "small islands"249
10Five themes in the study of Caribbean music271

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