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Transformations in Nueva Trova

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780520247109
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520939462 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0006
Transformations in Nueva Trova

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This chapter is concerned with the history of the genre called nueva trova. It studies the tensions between artists and officials in the early years, along with the process by which nueva trova became an institutionally accepted form of revolutionary life. The chapter notes that the younger trovadores of modern times distinguish their music from those of previous decades by referring to them as novísina trova.

Keywords: nueva trova; tensions; artists; officials; revolutionary life; trovadores; novísina trova

Chapter.  12946 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ethnomusicology

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