The first critical anthology of the Latin-American Art Song and the first to offer a musicological effort that contextualizes the genre in Latin America, it belongs in the library of everyone who studies, performs, or loves the art song genre. Also belongs in the library of Universities and music schools.
This book contains 48 art songs from ten Latin American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela).
The book begins with an introductory study that discusses the art song genre and the genre's birth and development in Latin America. The book also contains notes about the songs in the anthology and a biography of their composers.
The song texts are in Spanish and Portuguese. But, the singer will find each song in its original language, in English translation, and in Portuguese / Spanish translation. All of the original poetic texts are transcribed into International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). The book also contains diction rules for Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.
This book, the first critical anthology and the first to offer a musicological effort that contextualizes the genre in Latin America, belongs in the library of everyone who studies, performs, or loves the art song genre. Also belongs in the library of Universities and Conservatories.
Recordings of some of this songs can be found in this site.
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