Origins of Cuban Music and Dance: Changüí (Hardcover)

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Description


This book is a study of chang , a particular style of music and dance in Guant namo, Cuba, and the roots of son, the style of music that contributed to the development of salsa, in Eastern Cuba. The book also highlights the connections between Afro-Haitian music and Cuban popular music through chang .

About the Author


Benjamin Lapidus is assistant professor of music at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. He has published in Ethnomusicology, Latin Beat Magazine, and the Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780810862043
ISBN-10: 0810862042
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication Date: October 17th, 2008
Pages: 222
Language: English