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Author Roy, Maya.
Uniform Title Musiques cubaines. English
Title Cuban music : from son and rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club and timba cubana / Maya Roy ; translated by Denise Asfar and Gabriel Asfar.
Published Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers ; London : Latin American Bureau, c2002.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Music - Books  ML3486.C8 R6913 2002    IN LIBRARY
  
Description ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210) and discography (p. 211-237).
Contents Ritual music -- Comparsas and congas : the "carnival" celebrations -- The rumba -- Punto and tonadas of the rural regions -- The danzón : prehistory and posterity from the quadrille to the cha-cha-cha -- Song : trova, boléro, feeling -- The son -- Music since the revolution -- By way of a provisional epilogue : Buena Vista Social Club or timba cubana?
Subject Popular music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
ISBN 1558762817 (alk. paper)
1558762825 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 48620381