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...The axé performances of Margareth Menezes have made her a star in her native Brazilian state of Bahia. Born in Salvador in 1962, Menezes grew up surrounded by the traditional and popular music of Bahia. As a teenager, she developed her...

Axé Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

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...Axé music is a category of Brazilian popular music from Salvador da Bahia (capital city of the state of Bahia and henceforth called Salvador) that coalesced in the 1980s and reached its commercial peak in the 1990s. Closely associated...

Timbau

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

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...The timbau (also spelled timbal) is a long, conically shaped drum commonly used in axé music and a variety of other Afro-Brazilian music styles from Bahia, Brazil. It is usually made of wood and has one, tightly tuned, plastic head...

Axé-Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Axé-music is a hybrid genre from the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil that fuses the music typically performed on trios elétricos (trucks fitted with powerful sound systems and carrying music groups during Carnival...

Salvador

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 2,540,000 (2002); state -13,066,000 (2002) Salvador, whose full name is São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos (City of the Holy Savior on All Saints’ Bay), is the capital...

Northeast Brazil

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 47,741,711 (2000) The common definition of northeast Brazil covers the states of Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia and Sergipe, although the association of part...

Brasília

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 240,000 (2000); metropolitan area – 1,760,000 (2000) Brasília, the capital city of Brazil, is located in the Distrito Federal, in the mid-west of the country. The proposal to establish the country’s...

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 182,032,604 (2003) Brazil is located in the central eastern part of South America, sharing boundaries with all the countries in the continent but Ecuador and Chile. It is a federal republic, comprising 26...