Music in Puerto Rico: A Reader's Anthology (Hardcover)

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By Donald Thompson (Editor)
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Description


Thompson's book provides a glimpse into a society in which cultures intersect and in which magic was born in the form of the popular salsa. Musicians, musicologists, historians, students of Hispanic culture, and anyone interested in the musical foundations of Puerto Rican life will fund Music in Puerto Rico a valuable resource.

About the Author


Donald Thompson is professor emeritus and former music department chairman of the University of Puerto Rico. He has also been active as an instrumentalist, conductor, researcher, and editor. His numerous writings have appeared in international research journals and reference works including the New Grove Dictionaries of Music. He was co-compiler of Music and Dance in Puerto Rico From the Age of Columbus to Modern Times: An Annotated Bibliography (Scarecrow Press, 1991) and co-author of Concert Life in Puerto Rico 1957-1992: Views and Reviews (The University of Puerto Rico Press, 1998).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780810839144
ISBN-10: 0810839148
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication Date: February 13th, 2002
Pages: 160
Language: English