Pil N

Pil N

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pil n is a Cuban musical form and a popular dance created in the 1950s, its creation is often attributed to bandleader and singer Pacho Alonso. The rhythms of Pil n are based on the motions of pounding sugarcane.It was named for the town of Pil n, on the southern coast of Cuba.The Caribbean island of Cuba has developed a wide range of creolized musical styles, based on its cultural origins in Europe and Africa. Since the 19th century its music has been hugely popular and influential throughout the world. It has been perhaps the most popular form of world music since the introduction of recording technology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Sess Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613630029X
  • 9786136300290