Leymarie, Isabelle.

Summary: Afro-Cuban music derives its richness from the fusion of various cultures. On the island of tobacco, rum and coffee, sacred and secular African musical genres have merged with Spanish and French melodies to give rise to numerous genres that have gained international fame: son, rhumba, guaracheam congal mambo, cha-cha-cha, pachanga, and nuova timba. The history of Cuban music unfolds in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 LEY


Contents: Tanga -- Vaya Nina -- Babarabatiri -- Cleopatra rumba (Desert dance) -- Llora timbero -- Carambola -- Oboe mambo (with Mitch Miller, oboe) -- Freezelandia -- Mambo Inn -- Mambo mucho mambo -- Mambo America -- Asia minor -- No me molesto -- Tibiri tabara -- Frenzy -- Oyeme -- Minor rama -- Brazilian soft shoe -- Barbarabae -- Coisa nova -- The Afro-Cuban jazz suite (written, arranged and...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Él in association with Cherry Red Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN MAC

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