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Latin American Music Seminar

The Library Building, Institute for the Study of the Americas, 35 Tavistock Square, London WC1
Saturday 6th May 2006

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 		Helen Glaisher-HernŠndez (Trinity College of Music,
London) A Tango with the Camera: Culture, Identity and Visual Seduction in
Tango film.

11.30		Maria del Carmen Fernandez-Toro (University of Newcastle
upon Tyne) Bilingualism in Paraguayan song.

12.15		Aquiles Alencar Brayner (University of Leeds) Bossa
Nova: tradition or contradiction? The (r)evolution of a musical genre

1.00		Lunch (sandwiches provided)

2.15		Christian Weaver (Salford University) Cuban Rumba: The
Voice of the Drum in the Vision of the Dispossessed.

3.00		Jose Navarro (Gozart London) Ritual aspects of the
Peruvian Scissors Dance and live demonstration.

3.45		Tea and live music (details to be confirmed)

We ask for a contribution of £3.50 towards coffee, tea and lunch (unless
giving a paper or performing). If you wish to attend, please inform Henry
Stobart by Wednesday 3rd May: email: or tel. +44-(0)1784
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