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By Jan Brokken,Scott Rollins

ISBN-10: 1628461853

ISBN-13: 9781628461855

Why 11 Antilleans Knelt earlier than Chopin's Heart isn't your traditional musical scholarship. In October 1999, 11 Antilleans attended the carrier held to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Fr�d�ric Chopin�s loss of life. This carrier, held within the Warsaw church the place the composer�s center is saved in an urn, was once a chance for those Antilleans to specific their debt of gratitude to Chopin, whose effect is imperative to Antillean tune heritage. Press assurance of this occasion brought on Dutch novelist and writer Jan Brokken (b. 1949) to begin scripting this publication, in response to notes he took whereas residing on Cura�ao from 1993 to 2002.

Anyone hoping to find an neglected bankruptcy of Caribbean song and tune heritage could be amply rewarded with this Dutch-Caribbean viewpoint at the pan-Caribbean strategy of creolization. On Cura�ao, the background and legacy of slavery formed tradition and tune, affecting all of the New international. Brokken�s images of in demand Dutch Antillean composers are interspersed with cultural and song background. He places the Dutch Caribbean�s contributions right into a broader context by means of additionally analyzing the nineteenth-century works through pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk from New Orleans and Manuel Saumell from Cuba. Brokken explores the African element of Dutch Antillean music�examining the background of the rhythm and track often called tamb� in addition to American jazz pianist Chick Corea�s fascination with the tumba rhythm from Cura�ao. The booklet ends with a dialogue of the way fresh Dutch Caribbean diversifications of eu dance kinds have shifted from a classical method of modern different types of Latin jazz.

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Why 11 Antilleans Knelt prior to Chopin's middle isn't your ordinary musical scholarship. In October 1999, 11 Antilleans attended the provider held to commemorate the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Fr�d�ric Chopin�s loss of life. This carrier, held within the Warsaw church the place the composer�s middle is saved in an urn, was once a chance for those Antilleans to precise their debt of gratitude to Chopin, whose effect is important to Antillean track heritage.

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