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Marcha (Marchinha)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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....

Vaudeville, African-American

Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...African Americans were rarely employed in early vaudeville but they were often depicted there, the minstrel shows having been increasingly absorbed into the new idiom. When black entertainers were admitted on the vaudeville stage...

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...

Backstage Musical

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...A backstage musical is a musical film or play in which the principal characters are themselves performers and the story revolves around their putting on a show. The characters are shown both ‘onstage’ in performance and ‘backstage’ in areas...

Chucu-Chucu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the late 1960s, after the climax of the golden age of the tropical musical orquesta, a new kind of música tropical emerged in Colombia, known as chucu-chucu or raspa. The name chucu-chucu is an onomatopoeic and somewhat derogatory...

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...

Música Gauchesca/Música Nativista

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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...

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...

Maḥalli

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Maḥalli (regional) or folklor (folkloric) is a genre of music, some of which falls into the Iranian pop music field, that constitutes a body of songs that are folk-derived, folk-inspired and sometimes actual folk melodies that have been...