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Fandango (Brazil)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Fandango denotes two types of dance events in different areas of Brazil: a particular kind of ball typical of the coastal areas of the states of Paraná and São Paulo, and any popular ball in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The first...

Música Caipira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Música caipira is a term used to denote the large group of musical subgenres performed in the rural areas of the ‘Middle-South’ of Brazil, that is, the states of São Paulo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná and the southern areas...

Samba de Roda

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Samba de roda is a general name used to designate a set of folk musical and chorographical practices found in different regions of Brazil. The most popular and still widely practiced samba de roda tradition is, however, that found...

Toada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Toada is used throughout Brazil to indicate any simple song. It is related to the Portuguese verb toar, meaning, ‘to sing a simple song.’ It is a generic term and many times appears as a synonym for moda, or song. Its main characteristics...

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....

Broadcasting the New Nation: Radio and the Invention of National Genres in Latin America

Music Radio : Building Communities, Mediating Genres

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Scholarly Books

...Good evening, my friends. No Mundo do Baião (In Baião’s World) by the Brazilian Music Department of Rádio Nacional (National Radio) intends, with strict folk...

Bumba-Meu-Boi

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bumba-meu-Boi is a folk dance and pageant in northeastern Brazil. It is one of Brazil’s most aesthetically and socially significant folguedos (traditional street festivals), involving community participation in music, poetry...

Caetano Veloso’s A Foreign Sound

Barbara Browning

Barbara Browning is Associate Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, USA. She is the author of two academic books (Samba and Resistance in Motion) as well as the ficto-critical novels The Correspondence Artist and I’m Trying to Reach You. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

33 1/3 Books

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...What makes a song sound foreign? What makes it sound “American,” or Brazilian? Caetano Veloso’s 2004 American songbook album, A Foreign Sound, is a meditation on these questions—but in truth, they were questions...

Samba-canção

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Samba-canção emerged around the end of the 1920s in the context of the Brazilian musical theater and was characterized by the expression of a sentimental mood similar to that of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century modinhas. The first...

Música de Capoeira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Combat games, known under the generic name capoeira, were widely practiced by African and Creole slaves and freedmen in late colonial and nineteenth-century Brazil. Different styles developed in Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro and other...