ABSTRACT

The Encyclopedia's coverage ranges from the Bahamas to Tierra del Fuego and from Baja California to Uruguay as it describes the extraordinarily rich and varied music of people from all the countries south of the Rio Grande river.

part 1|25 pages

Introduction to the Music Cultures of the Region

chapter |20 pages

Approaches to Musical Scholarship

ByDale A. Olsen

part 2|91 pages

Issues and Processes in the Music of South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

chapter |15 pages

The Distribution, Symbolism, and Use of Musical Instruments

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |11 pages

Musical Genres and Contexts

ByAnthony Seeger

chapter |12 pages

Social Structure, Musicians, and Behavior

ByAnthony Seeger

chapter |12 pages

Musical Dynamics

ByAnthony Seeger

chapter |5 pages

Native American Musical Cultures

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |9 pages

Music of Immigrant Groups

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |3 pages

Popular Music: An Introduction

ByGage Averill

chapter |7 pages

Popular Music of the Spanish-Speaking Regions

ByDeborah Pacini Hernández

chapter |5 pages

Popular Music of Brazil

ByCharles A. Perrone

chapter |6 pages

Art Music

ByDale A. Olsen, Daniel E. Sheehy

part 3|856 pages

Nations and Musical Traditions

section 1|119 pages

Boundaries and Musics of Native South Americans

chapter |14 pages

The Tropical-Forest Region

ByAnthony Seeger

chapter |6 pages

Moxo

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |7 pages

Suyá

ByAnthony Seeger

chapter |7 pages

Tukano

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |7 pages

Waiãpi

ByVictor Fuks

chapter |5 pages

Wayana

ByVictor Fuks

chapter |7 pages

Yanomamö (Yanomam and Sanima Subtribes)

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |7 pages

Yekuana

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |5 pages

Kogi

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |11 pages

Warao

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |6 pages

Guaraní

ByTimothy D. Watkins

chapter |20 pages

Quechua and Aymara

ByThomas Turino

chapter |7 pages

Q'ero

ByJohn Cohen

chapter |8 pages

Mapuche

ByCarol E. Robertson

section 2|306 pages

Countries and Peoples of South America and Their Music

chapter |6 pages

The Music of South America

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |24 pages

Argentina

ByErcilia Moreno Chá

chapter |9 pages

Cuarteto: Pop Music of Argentina

ByJane L. Florine

chapter |18 pages

Bolivia

ByHenry Stobart

chapter |23 pages

Brazil: Central and Southern Areas

BySuzel Ana Reily

chapter |17 pages

Brazil: Northeast Area

ByLarry Crook

chapter |16 pages

Afro-Brazilian Traditions

ByGerard Béhague

chapter |20 pages

Chile

ByJuan Pablo González

chapter |24 pages

Colombia

ByWilliam J. Gradante

chapter |13 pages

Afro-Colombian Traditions

ByLawrence J. App

chapter |21 pages

Ecuador

ByJohn M. Schechter

chapter |7 pages

French Guiana

ByJean-Michel Beaudet

chapter |11 pages

Guyana

ByOlivia Ahyoung

chapter |14 pages

Paraguay

ByTimothy D. Watkins

chapter |25 pages

Peru

ByRaúl R. Romero

chapter |12 pages

Afro-Peruvian Traditions

ByWilliam David Tompkins

chapter |7 pages

Surinam

ByDale A. Olsen

chapter |13 pages

Uruguay

ByErcilia Moreno Chá

chapter |24 pages

Venezuela

ByMax H. Brandt

section 3|79 pages

Mexico: One Country, Many Musics

chapter |2 pages

The Music of Mexico's Native People

ByDaniel E. Sheehy

chapter |4 pages

Guarijio

ByJ. Richard Haefer

chapter |8 pages

Mexica (Aztec or Nahua People)

ByArturo Chamorro

chapter |7 pages

Mixtec

ByE. Fernando Nava L.

chapter |5 pages

Otopame (Chichimec, Otomí, and Pame)

ByE. Fernando Nava L.

chapter |7 pages

Purépecha (Tarascan)

ByArturo Chamorro

chapter |6 pages

Tarahumara

ByJ. Richard Haefer

chapter |7 pages

Yaqui and Mayo

ByJames S. Griffith

chapter |5 pages

Yuma

ByE. Fernando Nava L.

chapter |26 pages

Mexico

ByDaniel E. Sheehy

section 4|159 pages

Central America: Connecting North and South America

chapter |2 pages

The Music of Central America

ByDaniel E. Sheehy

chapter |6 pages

Bribri and Cabécar

ByCarlos A. Fernández

chapter |13 pages

Kuna

BySandra Smith

chapter |9 pages

Maya

ByLinda O’Brien-Rothe

chapter |7 pages

Miskitu

ByT. M. Scruggs

chapter |14 pages

Belize

ByOliver Greene

chapter |26 pages

Costa Rica

ByCarlos A. Fernández

chapter |15 pages

El Salvador

BySalvador Marroquín

chapter |17 pages

Guatemala

ByLinda O’Brien-Rothe

chapter |9 pages

Honduras

ByT.M. Scruggs

chapter |23 pages

Nicaragua

ByT. M. Scruggs

chapter |16 pages

Panama

ByRonald R. Smith

section 5|188 pages

Many Islands, Many Sounds

chapter |9 pages

The Music of the Caribbean

ByMartha Ellen Davis

chapter |3 pages

Antigua and Barbuda

ByLorna McDaniel

chapter |12 pages

The Bahamas

ByVivian Nina, Michelle Wood

chapter |9 pages

Barbados

ByJanice Millington

chapter |18 pages

Cuba

ByOlavo Alén Rodríguez

chapter |5 pages

Dominica

ByJocelyne Guilbault

chapter |19 pages

The Dominican Republic

ByMartha Ellen Davis

chapter |9 pages

Grenada (and Carriacou)

ByLorna McDaniel

chapter |8 pages

Guadeloupe

ByJocelyne Guilbault

chapter |15 pages

Haiti

ByGage Averill, Lois Wilcken

chapter |18 pages

Jamaica

ByOlive Lewin

chapter |8 pages

Martinique

ByMonique Desroches

chapter |5 pages

Montserrat

ByJohn Messenger

chapter |5 pages

Netherlands Antilles and Aruba

ByDaniel E. Sheehy

chapter |10 pages

Puerto Rico

ByHéctor Vega Drouet

chapter |10 pages

St. Lucia

ByJocelyne Guilbault

chapter |16 pages

Trinidad and Tobago

ByLorna McDaniel

chapter |7 pages

The Virgin Islands

ByDaniel E. Sheehy