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Pasodoble

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The pasodoble or paso doble (literally, ‘double step’ in Spanish) is one of the best-known dance and march music genres from Spain. Its origins remain uncertain, but it seems to have taken form in the late eighteenth century. Initially...

Banda Filarmónica

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Banda filarmónica, also referred to as banda de música, banda civil, filarmónica or even just música (music), is the name used in Portugal to denote an amateur community mixed wind band, consisting of woodwinds, brass and percussion....

Bandas (in South-Western France)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Bandas is the name given in south-western France to groups of musicians who enliven the streets and other public places during celebrations and similar events. They symbolize the Gascon musical and festive inheritance as well as a certain...

Recife

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,500,000 (2003) Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco. It is the biggest capital city in the northeastern region of Brazil, boasts the second-largest port in Brazil...

Costa Rica

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 4,089,609 (2002) Costa Rica is located in Central America, sharing a border with Panama to the southeast and Nicaragua to the northwest. Like those two countries it has a Caribbean coastline to the north...

Bogotá

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,850,205 (2003) Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, was founded in 1536. Located on a temperate highland plateau within the Andean region, Bogotá is, in terms of population, geography...

Guatemala

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 12,640,000 (2000) Guatemala is situated in western Central America, bordered by Mexico in the north and west, Belize in the north and El Salvador and Honduras in the east. It has a short Caribbean coastline...

Argentina

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 38,740,807 (2003) Argentina, the second-largest country in South America, shares with Chile and Uruguay the triangle-shaped southern tip of the continent. Along its 4,500 km (2,796 miles) from the Bolivian...