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The Andean Music Scene

The Andean Music Scene

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Gentleman Troubadours and Andean Pop Stars
Joshua Tucker
University of Chicago Press

This chapter explores the popular genres of the Andean music scene, which includes chicha, pan-Andean music, indigenista folklore, and huayno. It begins with an overview of huayno, followed by the development of the indigenista music and rise of the pan-Andean music. The role of recordists and record labels in huayno’s musical development is also discussed. The chapter ends by describing the aesthetic parameters of chicha music and huayno norteño.

Keywords:   Andean music, chicha, pan-Andean music, indigenista folklore, huayno, recordists, record label, huayno norteño

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