Three Paraguayan Dances

AGUSTÍN BARRIOS MANGORE THREE PARAGUAYAN DANCES Danza Paraguaya Jha Che Valle London Carapé For Solo Guitar Edited by Richard D. Stover -5 E Alfred AGUSTÍN BARRIOS MANGORE THREE PARAGUAYAN DANCES Danza Paraguaya Jha Che. Front Cover.

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Author: Agustí_n Barrios Mangorí©

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 145749485X

Category: Music

Page: 16

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Danza Paraguaya * Jha Che Valle * London Carape.

Three Paraguayan Dances

Danza Paraguaya * Jha Che Valle * London Carape.

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Author: Agust-N Mangor'

Publisher: Warner Bros Publications

ISBN: 0769291996

Category: Music

Page: 16

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Danza Paraguaya * Jha Che Valle * London Carape.

Paraguay and the Triple Alliance

Attending a Brazilian dance in Asunción, he met Paraguayan high society “composed exclusively of the familiesof higher officials.” Withless thanGallic gallantry he observed that “mostofthe women I am going to seetonight [September 12, ...

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Author: Harris Gaylord Warren

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9781477306994

Category: History

Page: 388

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In the War of the Triple Alliance—the most terrible conflict in South American history—Paraguay was almost annihilated by the armed forces of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. The chaotic postwar decade began with the Allied occupation of Asunción, which lasted seven years, and was marked by Brazilian-Argentine rivalry and interference in Paraguayan affairs and by the efforts of Paraguay’s governments to revive their stricken land, efforts often thwarted by corruption, factionalism, and revolutions. It ended with the arbitral award eliminating Argentina as a claimant to the Chaco Boreal and with the ascendancy of the Colorado Party, which dominated Paraguayan politics for most of the next century. This is the first book in any language that examines political, economic, and social developments to provide a well-integrated study of this significant and eventful period. It is based on archival resources, largely unused before, in England, the United States, Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay, as well as on newspapers, books, pamphlets, and published documents in many libraries. As one historian has said, the study is “a masterpiece of sleuthing and historical synthesis.” It will be of interest not only to students of Paraguay but also to those concerned with Brazilian, Argentine, and Latin American history.

To the Bitter End Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance

The Paraguayans, although outnumbered by at least three to one, had shown great resilience, beating back ... Osorio finally appeared on the scene, having—either accidentally or not—been led a merry dance by his Paraguayan guide.

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Author: Christopher Leuchars

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313076855

Category: History

Page: 264

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The War of the Triple Alliance was one of the longest, least remembered, and, for one of its participants, most catastrophic conflicts of the 19th century. The decision of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay to go to war against Paraguay in May 1965 has generally been regarded as a response to the raids by the headstrong and tyrannical dictator, Francisco Solano Lopez. While there is some truth to this view, as Lopez had attacked towns in Argentina and Brazil, the terms of the Triple Alliance signed that same month reveal that the motivation of these two nations, at least, was to redraw the map in their favor, at the expense of Paraguay. That the resulting conflict lasted five years before Lopez was defeated and his country fully at the mercy of its neighbors was a tribute to the heroic resistance of his people, as well as to the inadequacies of the allied command. The military campaigns, which took place on land and on the rivers, often in appalling conditions of both climate and terrain, are examined from a strategic perspective, as well as through the experiences of ordinary soldiers. Leuchars looks in detail at the political causes, the course of the conflict as viewed from both sides, and the tragic aftermath. He brings to light an episode that, for all its subsequent obscurity, marked a turning point in the development of South American international relations.

Paraguay and the United States

of Paraguay. Most were U.S. government employees and their families, families associated with business firms, ... specifically the center screened U.S. movies (with Spanish subtitles) and invited Paraguayan dance and musical groups to ...

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Author: Frank O. Mora

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 9780820338989

Category: Political Science

Page: 333

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Ranging from the 1840s through the early twenty-first century, this study of shared political, economic, and cultural histories fills significant gaps in our understanding of Paraguayan-U.S. relations. Frank O. Mora and Jerry W. Cooney tell how an initially rocky beginning between the two countries, marked by diplomatic posturing, shows of military force, and failed business schemes, gave way to a calmer period during which the United States backed Paraguay's territorial claims against its neighbors, prospects grew brighter for American entrepreneurs, and Paraguay embraced Pan-Americanism. It was not until the 1930s that the two countries engaged in earnest as the United States attempted to mediate the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia. Then, as the authors write, "hemispheric solidarity in World War II, the cold war in Latin America, the 'balance of power' among states in the Río de la Plata, and the question of U.S. support for, or aid to, Latin American dictators" became matters of mutual interest. The dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner (1954-89) spanned much of this era, and a shared attitude of realpolitik typified U.S.-Paraguayan relations during his rule. Post-Stroessner, the United States has stood by Paraguay during its transition to democracy, despite lingering concerns about such issues as drug trafficking and intellectual piracy. The countries should grow closer with time, the authors conclude, if Paraguay resists the continent's leftward political shift and remains a solid partner in U.S. antiterror initiatives in South America.

Transatlantic Malague as and Zapateados in Music Song and Dance

As we will see later, the modern recreation of Tanguillo gave the final shape to this hemiola 3:2. ... is a versiόn by Sabicas, for three guitars, of the Paraguayan polNa IPájaro Campana" by Félix Pérez Cardoso (IRhythms of Paraguay", ...

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Author: Walter Aaron Clark

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527536258

Category: Music

Page: 523

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Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados is an exploration of two fandango dances, recording the circulations of people, imagery, music, and dance across what were once the Spanish and Portuguese Empires. Although these dance-musics seem to be mirror images, the unbreachable space between them reflects the political fault-lines along which nineteenth-century musical populism and folkloric nationalism extend into present-day debates about globalization, immigration, neoliberalism, and neofascism. If malagueñas are a fantastic incarnation of Spanishness, caught like a fly in amber by their anachronistic references to a fraught imperial past, noisy and raucous zapateado dances cut toward the future. Inherently marked by European conventions of zapatos (shoes), zapateados are nonetheless shaped by Africanist and Native American footwork traditions. In these Afro-Indigenous mestizajes, not only are European aesthetic values reordered and resignified, but the Catholic catechism which indoctrinated the New World yields to alternate spiritual systems springing out of a culture of resistance to European domination.

The Paraguayan Harp

Before examining the salient traits of specific Paraguayan musical genres, we must first indicate the general musical features that characterize the traditional music repertoire.3 Paraguayan traditional music shares some similarities ...

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Author: Alfredo Colman

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739198209

Category: Music

Page: 198

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This book discusses the historical and musical development of the diatonic harp in Paraguay, an analysis of the musical contributions by harp composers and performers, a survey of the various traditional genres associated with the instrument, and a discussion of the popular and academic settings where the instrument has been cultivated.