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Fandango (Brazil)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...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 Costeña

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term ‘música costeña’ literally means ‘music of the coast.’ The term is most current in Colombia, where it refers to music associated with the country’s Caribbean coastal region, although the term may also be heard in Mexico, to refer...

Bugio

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bugio is an instrumental genre from the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is performed by either the ‘gaita-ponto’ (a diatonic button accordion) or the accordion, together with an instrumental lineup that includes the guitar...

Fandango

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The fandango is a dance of Spanish (and possibly Moorish) origins, popular in Europe in the eighteenth century as a courtship dance and also a song style. In Spain, it was a couple dance in 3/4 or 6/8 time, in which...

Aire típico

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The aire típico is a mestizo (mixed Hispanic and indigenous) musical genre of lively character that emerged in the late nineteenth century. Popular in the highland region of Ecuador, it is characterized by a pentatonic-based melody...

Chamarrita/Chimarrita

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chamarrita (also known by other variants, such as shimarrita in Uruguay and, especially, chimarrita in Brazil) is a song-and-dance form for independently embraced couples, common to the sea coast and northeast region of Argentina, Uruguay...

Flamenco

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Flamenco is a genre of oral music that originated in Andalusia, the most southern territory of Spain, in the mid-nineteenth century. It codified traditions of Mediterranean music and dance – popular (demotic) and folkloric...

Cartagena

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 902,688 (2003) Capital of the department of Bolívar in the Colombian Caribbean region, Cartagena was founded in 1533 and was one of the most important cities of the Spanish Empire during the colonial...

Curitiba

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,600,000 (2000) Curitiba is the capital of the southern state of Paraná. At high altitude (2,980 ft [908 m]), it is one of the coldest cities in a country known for its hot climate. The city is the center...