Latin American Music Review

Revista de Música Latinoamericana

Of Orchestras, Mythos, and the Idealization of Symphonic Practice: The Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela in the (Collateral) History of El Sistema
Latin American Music Review (2015) Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 68-93

El Sistema defines itself as a "social organism of the Venezuelan State" whose goal is the "collective" instruction of music "through the symphonic orchestra and choir as instruments of social organization and communitarian development." Historical accounts describe a revolutionary phenomenon ...

¿Una nueva y gloriosa nación? Retórica y subjetividad en la Marcha patriótica rioplatense de 1813
Latin American Music Review (2015) Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 1-39

Parera and López's 1813 Patriotic March (present-day Argentine national anthem) did not represent a yet-to-be-produced nationality but constructed it. The March passed along Enlightenment ideals cherished by certain 1810 revolutionaries while also establishing value distinctions between Patriots and Royalists, and ...


LAMR explores the historical, ethnographic, and socio-cultural dimensions of Latin American music in Latin American social groups, including the Puerto Rican, Mexican, Cuban, and Portuguese populations in the United States. Articles are written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

Publisher University of Texas Press
ISSN (Print) 0163-0350
ISSN (Online) 1536-0199
Indexed 708 articles
Licence Paid Access

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