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Candomblé

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Candomblé, one of the best-known Afro-Brazilian religions, was first observed in the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil in 1896 (Rodrigues 2005 [1896]) and has since been described there by various authors (Rodrigues 1935; Querino 1955...

Samba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term ‘samba’ has been used in Brazil since at least the nineteenth century in many different regional contexts to refer to an equal number of distinct music genres, often related to dance forms that include the term, as well as events...

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...