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.
The book has 48 songs from 10 countries. It 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 biography of the composers, songs texts translated to English and IPA.