By George Torres
The wealthy and soulful personality of Latin American tradition is expressed such a lot vividly within the sounds and expressions of its musical historical past. whereas different students have tried to outline and interpret this physique of labor, no different source has supplied this type of distinct view of the subject, protecting every thing from the mambo and precise tune tools to the biographies of recognized Latino musicians.
Encyclopedia of Latin American renowned Music supplies scholarly, authoritative, and available info at the topic, and is the one single-volume reference in English that's dedicated to an encyclopedic research of the preferred song during this style. This accomplished text—organized alphabetically—contains approximately two hundred entries and features a chronology, dialogue of subject matters in Latin American track, and 37 biographical sidebars of vital musicians and performers. The intensity and scope of the book's assurance will gain tune classes, in addition to experiences in Latin American historical past, multicultural views, and well known culture.