De qué color es el oro? Race, Environment, and the History of Cuban National Music, 1898-1958

Cushman, Gregory T.
September 2005
Latin American Music Review;Fall/Winter2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p164
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the influence of race and environment on the history of Cuban National Music between 1898-1958. It reflects that the global invasion has changed the Cuban music but it is still audible. Actually the international phenomenon of global invasion has inspired some of the most important cultural figures of Cuba, which in turn paved the way for writing some initial works on the history of Cuban music. The article examines some influential examples of initial music history of the country, which were written during the supposed golden age of Cuban music, before the 1959 Revolution.


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