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The Caribbean The Caribbean Musical Energy of Island Peoples
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Cuba Cuba Ten Years’ War against Spain (1868- 1878) War of Independence/Spanish- American War (1895-1898) Treaty of Paris (1898) – Spain cedes  control of Cuba Platt Amendment (1901) – gives U.S.  significant economic/military control in  Cuba Cuban Revolution (1959)
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Afro-Cuban music Afro-Cuban music Rumba  – Afro-Cuban dance music Columbia – fast solo dance (typically  male) Yambú – slow couples dance Guaguancó – lively couples dance;  features the  canto-montuno  form  Canto –  verses, sung by solo leader or in  harmony Montuno  – refrain, call and response between  lead singer and chorus
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Afro-Cuban music Afro-Cuban music Son  – combines Spanish guitar songs  with African rhythms and percussion Guitar,  tres , trumpet, bass or  marimbula bongo drums, maracas
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course MUS 107 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Spring '11 term at CUNY Hunter.

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Test #3- 11-8 - TheCaribbean TheCaribbean...

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