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Cuban Music

From Son and Rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club and Timba Cubana
  • 246 Pages
  • 1.73 MB
  • 33 Downloads
  • English
by
Markus Wiener Publishers
Music, Ethnic, Music/Songbooks, Genres & Styles - Latin, Salsa, Cuba, History and criticism, Popular
ContributionsDenise Asfar (Translator), Gabriel Asfar (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9796761M
ISBN 101558762825
ISBN 139781558762824

Sublette's book is a thorough and meticulously researched history of Cuban music covering the period from colonization to the mid 20th century.

I found this book by researching syllabi for university-level courses in Cuban music, and it came up frequently. Sublette is Cited by: The life’s work of Cuban historian and musician Helio Orovio, Cuban Music from A to Z presents the people, genres, and history of Cuban music.

Arranged alphabetically and cross-referenced, the entries span from Abakuá music and dance to Eddy Zervigón, a Cuban bandleader based in New York by:   Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier fakebook_cuban-fake-book-vol.1 Identifier-ark ark://ts Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi The music of Cuba, including its instruments, performance and dance, comprises a large set of unique traditions influenced mostly by west African and European (especially Spanish) music.

Due to the syncretic nature of most of its genres, Cuban music is often considered one of the richest and most influential regional musics of the awards: Beny Moré Award.

Cuban Music from A to Z book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Available in English for the first time, Cuban Music from A to Z i 4/5(4). Music is everywhere in Cuba, and the following represent some of the island's most popular genres: Son: Son gave birth to all other Cuban music genres.

It originated in the 19th century as a combination of Spanish verse & chorus, and African vocals and drumming. Music in Cuba is a first-rate, accurately written account of a subject that is at once fascinating as well as mysterious.

For lovers of Cuban music, this is one of the finest reference books to date on Cuban music, and its clear and lucid prose takes the reader on a highly educational and entertaining journal. Available in English for the first time, Cuban Music from A to Z is an encyclopedic guide to one of the world’s richest and most influential musical cultures.

It is the most extensive compendium of information about the singers, composers, bands, instruments, and dances of Cuba ever assembled.

With more than 1, entries and illustrations, this volume is an essential reference guide to. Origins of Cuban Music and Dance: Changüí is the first in-depth study of changüí, a style of music and dance in Guantánamo, üí is analogous to blues in the United States and is a crucible of Cuban Creole culture.

Benjamin Lapidus describes changüí and its relationship to the roots of son, Cuba's national genre and the style of music that contributed to the development of 5/5(1).

The music of the countryside, known collectively as musica campensina, gave rise to guajira, the lyrical, sweet musical form that extols the virtues of the land and Cuba’s beauty, while the trova, another rural style of music from the eastern part of the island, dispersed news and gossip, often through Cuban bolero, evolving from the trova, is the epitome of the romantic love song.

Machito, born Francisco Raúl Gutiérrez Grillo on Februwas an influential Latin jazz musician who helped refine Afro-Cuban jazz and create both Cubop and salsa music. Book. Posted on Nov 8, Book. Posted on Nov 1, Authentic Cuban Music. Book.

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Remy Ma & Triple Seis - Moment Of Truth (Fat Joe Diss). The best survey of Cuban music available.~Juan Flores, Hunter College, author of From Bomba to Hip-Hop ""well conceived and enlightening"" ~World ""an excellent introduction"" ~Le Nouveau Politis Roya s strength lies in her explanation of musical structure and in the excerpts she provides from interviews with Cuban musicians, ranging from.

Fernando Ortiz Fernández (16 July – 10 April ) was a Cuban essayist, anthropologist, ethnomusicologist and scholar of Afro-Cuban culture. Ortiz was a prolific polymath dedicated to exploring, recording, and understanding all aspects of indigenous Cuban culture.

Ortiz coined the term "transculturation," the notion of converging cultures. In Cuban music, the bassist plays a pattern called a tumbao, which anticipates the harmony of the following bar by playing on beat 4, the beat before the chord change.

Piano - in more modern Cuban music, the piano takes a similar role to the tres by playing : Brendan Bache. This is a special weekend edition of TheMarioBlog. What a night of wonderful Cuban music from the 30s, 40s, 50s. Yes, the music that my father, Mario Garcia, played so often through his six-decade musical career that started in his native town of Placetas, Las Villas, Cuba and ended in assorted nightclubs and then his permanent year gig at a cozy, very Cuban place appropriately.

Ned Sublette, the cowboy dean of Cuban music scholarship and celebration (and a Billboard contributor) has been traveling to Cuba since its. By Fernando Brandão. Tenor & Soprano Saxophone Book & CD. Brazilian and Afro-Cuban Jazz Conception: Tenor and Soprano Saxophone is part of an exciting series of play-along books by award-winning Brazilian flutist and composer Fernando Brandão and features 15 original tunes in various Brazilian and Afro-Cuban styles.

This edition clearly aims atCategory: Woodwind-Saxophone Method or Collection. Available in English for the first time, Cuban Music from A to Z is an encyclopedic guide to one of the world’s richest and most influential musical cultures. It is the most extensive compendium of information about the singers, composers, bands, instruments, and dances of Cuba ever assembled.

The son, said Cristóbal Díaz, is the most important genre of Cuban music, and the least studied. It can fairly be said that son is to Cuba what the tango is to Argentina, or the samba to addition, it is perhaps the most flexible of all forms of Latin-American music.

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Its great strength is its fusion between European and African musical traditions. This book explores the complexity of Cuban dance music and the webs that connect it, musically and historically, to other Caribbean music, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz.

Establishing a scholarly foundation for the study of this music, Raul A. Fernandez introduces a set of terms, definitions, and empirical information that allow for a broader, more informed discussion.

Cuban Latin Guitar is a practical teaching guide for guitarists who want to get familiar with Cuban Latin music. This book focuses on four styles in detail: Son, Cha-Cha-Cha, Bolero, and Danzón. The basic rhythmic patterns such as clave and cinquillo cubano are also ry: Guitar Method or Supplement.

Later he fell under the spell of Cuban music. His book Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution takes readers to. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 15 Great Classic Cuban Songs - Various Artists on AllMusic - Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz is, at the same time: A songbook of the best compositions of the ground-breaking Cuban ‘fusion’ group Irakere, A thorough guide to.

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The widest selection of cuban sheet music, songbooks, and music books. You'll find your cuban sheet music at Sheet Music Plus. This book explores the complexity of Cuban dance music and the webs that connect it, musically and historically, to other Caribbean music, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz.

Establishing a scholarly foundation for the study of this music, Raul A. Fernandez introduces a set of terms, definitions, and empirical information that allow for a broader. "The Salsa Bible" is a complete method book on understanding how Afro-Cuban music is put together.

Salsa, Afro Cuban Montunos for Guitar Finally the first instructional book showing guitarists how to play Salsa styles. Following on from his highly successful Salsa piano/keyboard instructional books Carlos Campos has created a book for guitarists with over examples (60 examples recorded as MP3 and WAVE file downloads) with each example.The widest selection of afro-Cuban sheet music, songbooks, and music books.

You'll find your afro-Cuban sheet music at Sheet Music Plus.Cuba and its Music is an ambitious project whose repercussions in a different genre might be on a par with those of Buena Vista. Grounded on frequent trips to the island and an extensive bibliography, this book by Ned Sublette is a first for an English-reading public: a didactic and accessible steer through part of Cuba’s turbulent history.