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Latin American Music Seminar
London, May 2003

Saturday 10th May 2003

The Library Building
The Institute of Latin American Studies
35 Tavistock Square, London WC1

The Latin American Music Seminar is a British forum for Latin American music
research which meets once or twice yearly. Please contact Henry Stobart
( if you would like to be included on the mailing list, or if
you wish to offer a presentation or to perform at a future seminar.

10.15am		Coffee

10.40		Welcome

10.45	Aquiles Alencar Brayner (King's College, London)
	Since electric sound has been samba: the introduction of the electric
	guitar in Brazilian popular music

11.30	Vanessa Knights (University of Newcastle)
	The Importance of Being Daniel Santos: Gender, Class and the Bolero in
	Puerto Rico

12.15	Cintia Cristia (Université de Paris - Sorbonne)
	Xul Solar and the musical scene in Buenos Aires (1908-1912 and 1924-1963)

1.00		Lunch (sandwiches provided)

2.15	Helena Svensson De la Cruz (ILAS)
	'Black' music in Peru: repossessed memories and ideologies

3.00	Ruth Hellier (King Alfred's College, Winchester)
	Playing in the street: space and time in P'urhépecha ritual performance

3.45		Tea and informal music making - with possible guest appearance by
		Kallawaya from Bolivia

We ask for a contribution of £3.50 towards coffee, tea and lunch (unless giving a
paper).  Please send cheques, payable to Henry Stobart, to the address below by
7th May.

Henry Stobart
Department of Music
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK