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The most up-to-date and comprehensive Latin American music survey available.
Robin Moore is professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Texas, Austin. He received his B.A. (Music Composition) and M.A. (Ethnomusicology) from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Texas at Austin, with specializations in Latin America, popular music studies, and the history of ethnomusicology. His principal research interests include music and nationalism, music and race relations, popular music, and socialist art aesthetics. He is the recipient of grants from the MacArthur, Mellon, and Rockefeller foundations. He remains active as a performer of traditional Latin American music and is currently editor of the Latin American Music Review. Walter Aaron Clark is a professor of musicology and chair of the music department at the University of California, Riverside. He received his doctorate in musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles and holds performance degrees in classical guitar from the North Carolina School of the Arts (B.M.) and the University of California, San Diego (M.A.). He teaches a wide variety of courses, including opera history, Latin American art music, folk and popular music of Latin America, twentieth-century music, and world music. Deborah Schwartz-Kates is associate professor and chair of the musicology department at the University of Miami. Her research focuses on contemporary Argentine musics and national identity. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Pro Helvetia, and the Paul Sacher Stiftung in Basel, Switzerland. John Koegel is professor of musicology at California State University, Fullerton. He investigates nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexican, North American, and German American musical life, and music in California, particularly musical theater and music in the context of ethnicity and immigration. Cristina Magaldi is associate professor at Towson University. She received her Ph.D. in musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles and also holds degrees from the University of Brasilia, Brazil (B.S.), and Reading University, England (M.Mus.). She has been a recipient of research grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She specializes in Latin American music, music of the Americas, popular music, and music and gender, and teaches a wide variety of courses in both historical musicology and ethnomusicology. Daniel Party is an associate professor of music at Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, Indiana). He received his Ph.D. in music history from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in classical guitar from the Catholic University of Chile. His research focuses on Latin American, U.S. Latino, and Spanish popular music, particularly the uses and value of mainstream pop music under authoritarian regimes. Jonathan Ritter is assistant professor of ethnomusicology at the University of California, Riverside. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his B.A. in American Indian Studies from the University of Minnesota. A specialist in indigenous and Afro-Hispanic musics of the Andean region, Ritter's current work explores the interplay of music, memory, and political violence in the traditional and folkloric music of Ayacucho, Peru in the context of the Shining Path guerrilla insurrection. Ritter is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including research funding from the Fulbright Institute for International Education and the Wenner-Gren Foundation. T. M. Scruggs has taught at the Universidad Centroamericana (Managua, Nicaragua); Florida International University (Miami); the Universidad de los Andes (Merida, Venezuela); and in 1994-2009 was the sole ethnomusicologist at the University of Iowa. His research focuses on the use of music to construct social identity and effect change, primarily in the Americas. Susan Thomas is associate