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Música Junina

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 junina (June Music) refers to music performed in Brazil during the period of the annual Festas Juninas (June Festivals). While the practice of organizing annual festive celebrations, including music, at that time of year has...

Xaxado

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Xaxado is a song-and-dance form from the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco originally – and still predominantly – performed by men. Popular in some backlands areas of the state in the 1920s (Griz in Câmara Cascudo 2000...

Chamego/Xamego

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chamego, also spelled xamego (both pronounced in the same way), is closely associated with the accordionist from the north-east of Brazil, Luiz Gonzaga, who introduced the music to Rio de Janeiro, then Brazil’s capital city, in 1941. It may...

Luiz Gonzaga

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...Part musician and part oral historian, Luiz Gonzaga helped to preserve northeastern Brazil’s native music and developed the baião genre. Born in 1912, Gonzaga was the son of a farmer and took up the accordion at the same time as he entered...

Chanchada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chanchada is a genre of musical film comedy that was very popular in Brazil between the late 1940s and the 1980s. Up to about 1960 it was a very important Brazilian film genre, being seen by all sectors of society. It also formed the basis...

Maracatu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A maracatu is an Afro-Brazilian performance group and popular organization rooted in the north-east of Brazil, mainly in the neighboring cities of Recife and Olinda in the state of Pernambuco. For these groups, music and dance are very...

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...

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...

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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...