Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean

Edited by Peter Manuel
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PB: $30.95
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Publication: Oct 11

HC: $76.50
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Publication: Jul 09

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288 pages

35 figs.

How contradance and quadrille gave rise to merengue, danzón and other popular Creole dances

Read the Introduction (pdf).

About the Author(s)

Peter Manuel is Professor of Music at John Jay College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of six books and many articles on musics of India, the Caribbean, Spain, and elsewhere, including East Indian Music in the West Indies (Temple). He also plays sitar, jazz piano, and flamenco guitar.


In the Series

  • Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Music edited by Peter Manuel

    Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Music, edited by Peter Manuel, aims to present interdisciplinary studies in the traditional and contemporary musics of Latin America and the Caribbean.