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Lundu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Lundu (also sometimes spelled ‘lundum,’ ‘landum’ and ‘londu’) was the name used in Brazil from the mid-nineteenth century until about 1920 to designate a genre consisting of urban songs of a comical nature. The term had previously been used...

Modinha

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Portuguese word ‘modinha’ is a diminutive of ‘moda’ (‘mode’ or ‘tune’). From the mid-eighteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century the term was generally used as a broad category covering various song genres within the field...

São Paulo

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 10,434,252 (2000); metropolitan area – 17,834,664 (2000) Founded in 1554, by 2004 São Paulo had become the third-largest city in the world, and also the one that had grown at the fastest rate....

Choro

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Choro or chorinho is a Brazilian instrumental musical genre that appeared in Rio de Janeiro in the early twentieth century and continues to be played a century later, retaining its main characteristics. Its continuous history has given...

Belo Horizonte

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,238,526 (2000) Belo Horizonte was founded in 1898 to replace Ouro Preto (old Vila Rica) as the planned capital of the state of Minas Gerais. Located...

Rio de Janeiro

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 6,000,000 (1996); greater metropolitan area – 10,300,000 (1996) The capital city of Brazil from 1763 to 1960, Rio de Janeiro’s contrasting landscape of beaches, mountains and wide green areas, such as the Tijuca...

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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...