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Música Gauchesca/Música Nativista

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term gaúcho refers, in Brazil, to the native inhabitants of the extreme south of the country, more specifically the people born in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, where the country borders on Argentina and Uruguay. By extension, música...

Marinera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The marinera is a music and dance genre from coastal Peru, considered to be the national dance of that country. The genre traces its history back to the zamacueca, an immensely popular couple dance featuring European, African and Amerindian...

Musica Corsa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the twenty-first century the term musica corsa (Corsican music) is used broadly to refer to almost all genres that are practiced in the island, from music inspired by tradition to rock and punk, while remaining pivoted on the phenomenon...

Makjetta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Makjetta (plural makjetti) is a style of Maltese humorous song. A makjetta may be sung as a solo or as a duet. The makjista, that is, the one who sings makjetta, may come either from the environment of Maltese folk singing (għana) or from...

Mawwāl

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Mawwāl is a traditional Arab improvisatory free-rhythm vocal genre performed by a soloist, typically using colloquial poetic text on love themes. It is likely named after the mawalī performers...

Milongón

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The milongón forms part of the candombe repertoire of the Afro-Uruguayan Carnival associations, who perform it mostly in popular theaters during the Carnival period in Uruguay (and not, therefore, when marching in parades...

Vaneira

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The vaneira is a popular musical genre found mainly in three states in the south of Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná. It is one of the most significant of the genres that make up música gaúcha/gauchesca, which in its...

Marcha (Marchinha)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In discussing marcha (march) as a musical genre in Brazil, a range of contexts must be covered, from expressions of religious rituals from Afro-Brazilian culture, such as Congados, to the huge national festival, Carnival...

From Broadway to Phineas and Ferb: The Rise of Music(al Comedy) Videos

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Considering the technological changes that have transformed publications, live performances, and televised music, it is scarcely surprising that musical comedy, that most old-fashioned of genres, is changing too. Traditional musicals...

Masse Gohoun

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Masse gohoun is a style of popular music that was created in the late 1960s by Yedenou Adjahoui (1930–95), a beloved Gun singer from the village of Avrankou, outside of Porto Novo, Benin. The style is characterized by an active lead drum...