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Table of Contents of Cuban Music

I. Ritual Music
II. Comparsas and Congas: The Carnival Celebrations
III. The Rumba
IV. Punto and Tonadas of the Rural Regions
V. The Danzón: Prehistory and Posterity: From the Quadrille to the Cha-cha-cha
VI. Song: Trova, Bolero, Feeling
VII. The Son
VIII. Music Since the Revolution
IX. By Way of a Provisional Epilogue: Buena Vista Social Club or Timba cubana?
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