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North Brazil

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 12,900,704 (2000) Comprising the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins, Brazil’s northern region occupies an area of 1,494,069 sq miles (3,869,638 sq km). With 46 percent...

Manaus

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,405,835 (2000)The capital city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Manaus is located on the west bank of the Rio Negro, 4 miles (6.5 km) above the encontro das águas, where the Rio Negro meets the Rio Solimões to form...

Forró

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Throughout northeastern Brazil, forró is considered more than a popular music genre; it is an always-present ‘state of mind’ that changes along with the two seasons of the year in the region: the rainy and bountiful one and the drought...

Baião

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Baião is a genre of music with roots in the music of the rural north-east of Brazil that became hugely popular with a countrywide urban audience in the 1940s through the radio and recorded performances of Luiz Gonzaga and Humberto Teixeira...

Fortaleza

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,141,402 (2000) Fortaleza, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Ceará, is the fifth-largest city in Brazil, with an area of 130 sq miles (336 sq km). Located on the northeastern coast...

Banda de Pífanos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The banda de pífanos (fife and drum band) is a traditional instrumental ensemble that has historically occurred throughout the north-east of Brazil, providing music for both religious and secular occasions of the caboclo (mixed Indian...

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...

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...

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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...