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Published: 22 October 2020

288 Pages | 7 music examples


ISBN: 9780190692285

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Panpipes & Ponchos

Musical Folklorization and the Rise of the Andean Conjunto Tradition in La Paz, Bolivia

Fernando Rios

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • First book-length study on Bolivian music that focuses on the major developments that occurred in La Paz's national folkloric music scene for the pivotal period spanning the 1920s to 1960s
  • Sheds light on the Bolivian state's direct and indirect impact on the folkloric music movement
  • Reveals how Bolivia's leading national music trends developed in close dialogue with transnational artistic currents radiating from other Latin American countries and beyond