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Brega

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...An apparently new category was introduced to the field of Brazilian popular music in 1984. With the release and success of rock singer Eduardo Dusek’s album Brega-chique, chique-brega, the word brega, which did not appear in the best...

Southeast Brazil

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 76,262,431 (2000) Home to 46 percent of the country’s population, the southeastern region of Brazil comprises the states of São Paulo (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Minas Gerais (MG) and Espírito Santo (ES). The region...
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...The so-called King of Latin Music, Roberto Carlos released a string of hits through the 1960s and maintained his status as one of Brazil’s most influential singers through the 1980s. Born in southern Brazil in 1941, Carlos had his leg...

Jovem Guarda

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Jovem Guarda (Young Guard) was a musical and cultural movement of great importance in Brazilian rock in the 1960s. The essential feature that defined the movement was the appropriation of rock ’n’ roll and the integration of electric...

Rock in Latin America

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Rock began to spread throughout Latin America in the 1950s, undergoing various stages of evolution and related cultural movements in each country and region where it took hold. While periodization is always imperfect, an examination...

Balada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Balada is a cosmopolitan and transnational genre of pop music in Spanish. A hybrid of Mexican bolero romántico, Italian and French orchestrated love songs and early rock ’n’ roll ballads, balada emerged simultaneously in Spain...

Rock in Brazil

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...As a musical genre, rock was integrated into Brazilian music in the late 1950s. As it evolved, Brazilian rock went through several phases, incorporating various rock subgenres and mixing them with other Brazilian popular music genres. Among...

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...