Made in Latin America

Studies in Popular Music

Edited by Julio Mendívil and Christian Spencer Espinosa


January 2016 | Routledge

MIlA2

 

Introduction

Debating Genre, Class and Identity: Popular Music and Music Scenes from the Latin American World 

JULIO MENDÍVIL and CHRISTIAN SPENCER ESPINOSA


 

Part I: Music Scenes and Historical Issues

1. The Carpas Shows in Mexico City (1900-1930): An Ethno-Historical Perspective to a Musical Scene

NATALIA BIELETTO BUENO 

2. Nineteenth Century Spanish American Salon in the Light of Music Scenes
JUAN FRANCISCO SANS 

 

Part II: Imaginaries, Identity, and Politics

3. Representing Ayacucho: Music, Politics, Commerce and Identity in an Andean Music Scene in Lima
JULIO MENDÍVIL 
4. Imagining Traditions: Performance and Social Imagination in the Urban Cueca Scene in Santiago de Chile (2000–2010)
CHRISTIAN SPENCER ESPINOSA 

 

Part III: Cumbia, Class And Nation

5. “Cumbia, Nena.” Cumbia Scene, Gender and Class in Argentina
PABLO ALABARCES and MALVINA SILBA
6. The Ecuadorian Popular Music Scene in Quito: Contesting the National Imaginary
KETTY WONG 
7. Chicha Music, Urban Subalternity and Cultural Identities in Peru: Construction of the Local and Translocal Scene
ARTURO QUISPE LÁZARO

 

Part IV: Global Flows

8. Merengue on the Move: Making Music, Place, and Community in the Típico World
SYDNEY HUTCHINSON 
9. The Geopolitics of Queer Tango: From Buenos Aires to a Community of Translocal Practice
MARÍA MERCEDES LISKA
10. Otavalan Transnational Music Making: The Andean Music Scene in Japan

MICHELLE WIBBELSMAN 


 

Part V: Beyond Music Scenes

11. Voice in Fernando Ortiz: Tools for Rethinking the Notion of Scene
ANA M. OCHOA GAUTIER 
12. Epilogue: Reconsidering Music Scenes from a Latin American Perspective
JULIO MENDÍVIL and CHRISTIAN SPENCER ESPINOSA 

Afterword

13. “We live in mixture, and are constantly mixing together our musical expressions.” A conversation with Susana Baca, Peruvian singer and former Minister of Culture
JULIO MENDÍVIL and CHRISTIAN SPENCER ESPINOSA