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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...

Northeast Brazil

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 47,741,711 (2000) The common definition of northeast Brazil covers the states of Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia and Sergipe, although the association of part...