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The book of salsa : a chronicle of urban music from the Caribbean to New York City

Author: C�esar Miguel Rond�on ; translated by Frances R. Aparicio with Jackie White. ; César Miguel Rondón; Frances R Aparicio; Jackie White
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rondón tells the engaging story of salsa's roots in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela, and of its emergence and development in the 1960s as a distinct musical movement in New York. Rondón presents salsa as a truly pan-Caribbean phenomenon, emerging in the migrations and interactions, the celebrations and conflicts that marked the region. Although salsa is rooted in urban culture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C�esar Miguel Rond�on ; translated by Frances R. Aparicio with Jackie White. ; César Miguel Rondón; Frances R Aparicio; Jackie White
ISBN: 9780807831298 0807831298 9780807858592 0807858595
OCLC Number: 169872982
Notes: Originally published in Spanish: Caracas : Editorial Arte, 1980.
Discography (p. [309]-312) and index.
Description: xi, 340 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Salsa zero: the 1950s --
The 1960s --
Salsa's the thing --
The New York sound --
Our (Latin) thing --
The thing in Montuno --
The boom --
Another thing --
All of the salsas.
Series Title: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Other Titles: Libro de la salsa.
Responsibility: César Miguel Rondón ; translated by Frances R. Aparicio with Jackie White.
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Presents salsa as a pan-Caribbean phenomenon, emerging in the migrations and interactions, the celebrations and conflicts that marked the region. This book explains that it is also a commercial  Read more...

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"Salsa music [is] now globalized....It is time to introduce Rondon's foundational book to the United States and to the wider English-speaking world. - Frances R. Aparicio, from the Translator's Note"

 
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