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Maxixe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Maxixe is a Brazilian popular music genre which originated in the late nineteenth century, in close relation to the partner dance of the same name. The dance emerged in recreation clubs commonly called ‘ gafieiras,’ which...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Chile

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 15,665,216 (2003) Chile, nicknamed ‘the thin country’ by its Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda, is caught between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With a coastline that extends over 2,670 miles...

Brazil

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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...