Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduate students that covers all major facets of Latin American music, finding a balance between important themes and illustrative examples. This book is about enjoying the music itself and provides a lively, challenging discussion complemented by stimulating musical examples couched in an appropriate cultural and historical context—the music is a specific response to the era from which it emerges, evolving from common roots to a wide variety of musical traditions. Music of Latin America and the Caribbean aims to develop an understanding of Latin American civilization and its relation to other cultures.

This companion website features over 50 streamed or linked audio tracks keyed to Listening Examples found in the text, in addition to student and instructor quizzes.

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