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by Timothy Brennan,Alejo Carpentier


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A pivotal look at the development of Latin American popular music, novelist Alejo Carpentier's historical tract was originally published in 1946, and came out of raging, decades-long intellectual debates about the nature of Cuban and Latin American culture.

Translation of: Música en Cuba. Includes bibliographical references and index

Translation of: Música en Cuba. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Carner, Grant Calvin Sr (1995) "Confluence, Bakhtin, and Alejo Carpentier's Contextos in Selena and Anna Karenina" Doctoral Dissertation (Comparative Literature) University of California at Riverside. Cox, Timothy J. (2001) Postmodern Tales of Slavery in the Americas : From Alejo Carpentier to Charles Johnson, New York: Garland. Francis, . he origin of music in Los pasos perdidos

Alejo Carpentier was director of Cuba's National Press, which published many millions of volumes in an ambitious program, and for some years was Cuba's ambassador to France. A composer and musicologist, he consciously applied the principles of musical composition in much of his work.

Alejo Carpentier was director of Cuba's National Press, which published many millions of volumes in an ambitious program, and for some years was Cuba's ambassador to France. Imprisoned for political activity in 1928, he escaped with the aid of Robert Desnos, a French surrealist poet, to Paris, where he joined the literary circle of surrealists Louis Aragon, Tristan Tzara, and Paul Eluard.

Authors: Carpentier, Alejo, West-Duran, Alan, Brennan, Timothy (Professor of Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature and English, University of Minnesota, USA). Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 8 brand new listings.

Translated by Alan West-Durán. Minneapolis: Uni-versity of Minnesota Press, 2001. First published in 1945, before Carpentier wrote the works that made him one of Latin America’s leading novelists, this is the last of his major works to be translated into English.

One of the most significant novels in Latin American literature, written by Cuba's most important modern novelist - to win a bet with Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

One of the most significant novels in Latin American literature, written by Cuba's most important modern novelist - to win a bet with Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In the early 1970s, friends Gabriel García Márquez, Augusto Roa Bastos and Alejo Carpentier reached a joint decision: they would each write a novel about the dictatorships then wreaking misery in Latin America. García Márquez went on to write The Autumn of the Patriarch and Roa Bastos I, the Supreme. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001. First published in 1945, before Carpentier wrote the works that made him one of Latin America's leading novelists, this is the last of his major works to be translated into English.

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Originally published in 1946 and never before available in English, Music in Cuba is not only the best and most extensive study of Cuban musical history, it is a work of literature. Drawing on such primary documents as church circulars and musical scores, Carpentier encompasses European-style elite Cuban music as well as the popular rural Spanish folk and urban Afro-Cuban music.

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Beardana
The classic. If you're a student of Cuban music, you need it. It's a Bible.
Stoneshaper
Just some comments about the misleading Library Journal excerpt. I don't know Ms. Bonnie Jo Dopp, from Univ. of Maryland Libs., College Park, but she has to check her facts:

1) Carpentier was not "Franco-Cuban", but Cuban. He did not publish any original books in French, and all of his novels are centered around Latin American themes. His father was French (an architect working in Havana), but his mother was Russian, and he was born probably in Switzerland and definitively grown in Havana;

2) He was not a "musician", although he was very well versed in music, played musical instruments (at least the piano) and used novel audio effects in some radio shows;

3) He was not a "political thinker", whatever that might mean;

4) He did not exile himself from Cuba after Castro's revolution, but labored for Castro's government as the "cultural attache" in Castro's embassy in Paris, and continued holding a home in Havana and publishing in the island, as well as being a prominent member of the Castro-oriented Union of Artists and Writers and the Asamblea del Poder Popular, communist Cuba's mock parliament.
Alien
A pivotal look at the development of Latin American popular music, novelist Alejo Carpentier's historical tract was originally published in 1946, and came out of raging, decades-long intellectual debates about the nature of Cuban and Latin American culture. This is the first English translation of this work and includes a lengthy introductory essay by the editor, explaining the author's role in the Cuban intelligensia... "Music In Cuba" was an attempt to settle some of the controversies about the "legitimacy" of Cuban music, and to resolve the apparent differences between tony, Europhilic art music and the grittier rural style that came to dominate the island's popular imagination. It's an intellectual, somewhat egghead-y book, but rich in cultural depth... The new foreward is also very valuable, giving proper context to Carpentier and his work, and a sense of the academic and philosophical life of Cubans abroad and at home in the early 20th Century.
Music in Cuba download epub
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Author: Timothy Brennan,Alejo Carpentier
ISBN: 0816632308
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (December 2002)
Pages: 312 pages