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Vanguarda Paulista

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...‘Vanguarda Paulista’ was not a musical movement in itself, as its name might suggest, but rather the name coined by the press in the Brazilian city of São Paulo in the 1980s to refer to a generation of musicians whose music addressed itself...

Jongo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The jongo, also known as caxambu, is a Brazilian genre consisting of collective singing and dancing, performed to the accompaniment of at least two single-headed drums of different sizes and tonal ranges (the larger one is generally called...

Xote

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Xote is a Brazilian genre derived from the schottische, a dance form originally from central Europe, which first arrived in Brazil in the mid-nineteenth century. The modern Brazilian version is part of a long historical and musical process...

Catira and Cururu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Catira and cururu are musical genres from caipira culture, the rural culture of the Brazilian states of Goiás, the north of Minas Gerais and the interior of São Paulo, which, according to its adherents, is of indigenous, African...

Guarania

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The guarania is a vocal and instrumental urban musical genre created in 1925 by Paraguayan composer José Asunción Flores (1904–72). In that year, while receiving musical training with the Banda de Música de la Policía de la Capital...

Clube da Esquina

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Clube da Esquina (The Corner Club) was a musical movement that originated in the mid-1960s in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil. Like bossa nova, it has continued to have an important presence in Brazilian...

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...

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...

BRock

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...‘BRock’ is a contraction of ‘Brazilian rock’ and refers to 1980s Brazilian pop-rock, a genre noted for the engagement of its exponents with social and political issues in Brazil. This defining aspect of the genre led to its understanding...