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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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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

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...

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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Ciranda

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Ciranda is a Brazilian song and dance genre characterized by the formation of a large circle of dancers. In the state of Pernambuco, where it takes its typical form, ciranda is danced and sung to the sound of the slow and repeated rhythm...

Folguedo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term folguedo has been used in Brazil since the 1940s to indicate the widespread practice of collective dancing around a traditional theme, organized in a succession of parts and combining music, dance and drama (Marcondes 2003...

Jongo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The jongo, also known as caxambu, is a Brazilian genre consisting of collective singing and dancing, performed to the accompaniment of at least two single-headed drums of different sizes and tonal ranges (the larger one is generally called...