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Murga

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Murga is a name given to a musical phenomenon with theatrical elements that is performed in Uruguay and Argentina during the annual Carnival period, and to the groups that perform it. Although the two countries’ traditions share some...

Jaime Roos

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Montevideo

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 1,290,919 (1996); metropolitan area – 1,443,452 (1996) Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is by far the most populous city in the country (the other cities each have fewer than 100,000...

Uruguay

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,151,662 (1996), 3,399,438 (est 2004) Uruguay is a small country of 68,037 sq miles (176,215 sq km) situated in the southeast of South America. It shares one border to the north with Brazil and another...