The Charanga in New York, 1987-88: Musical Style, Performance Context, and Tradition

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This study describes the state of the charanga, a Latin popular music ensemble, in New York in 1987–1988. After sketching the historical background of the ensemble, I will present and analyze data derived from primary fieldwork with Orquesta Broadway and secondary work with La Orquesta Típica Novel and Charanga América in the domains of musical style, performance context, and tradition.

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Murphy, John P. (John Patrick) 2020.

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This study describes the state of the charanga, a Latin popular music ensemble, in New York in 1987–1988. After sketching the historical background of the ensemble, I will present and analyze data derived from primary fieldwork with Orquesta Broadway and secondary work with La Orquesta Típica Novel and Charanga América in the domains of musical style, performance context, and tradition.

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95 p.

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This edition was prepared by the author in 2020 in order to make it available in the University of North Texas Scholarly Works repository. This is a lightly revised version of the original master’s thesis. Typographical and other small errors have been fixed, citations have been revised, and several sentences have been revised for clarity. The text has been typeset in LaTeX, with musical examples in Lilypond. Pagination in this edition is different from the original.

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Murphy, John P. (John Patrick). The Charanga in New York, 1987-88: Musical Style, Performance Context, and Tradition, thesis or dissertation, 2020; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1755870/: accessed July 6, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Music.

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