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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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5

... are ‘rasgadas,’ that is, played all at the same time using a combination of strumming and stopping (Oliveira 2004). Specific rhythms are executed through this technique, which the dancers will follow with the ‘escova’ (brush), a combination...

Marcha (Marchinha)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

5

... Janeiro, Eduardo Souto, Freire Júnior and Sinhô became known as composers of Carnival songs, with Carmen Miranda, Almirante, Mário Reis, Dalva de Oliveira, Silvio Caldas, Jorge Veiga and Black-Out as performers, throughout the mid-twentieth...

Central-West Brazil

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

Continuum, 2016

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...States: Mato Grosso – population: 2,504,353 (2000); capital: Cuiabá Mato Grosso do Sul – population: 2,078,001 (2000); capital: Campo Grande Goiás – population: 5,003,228 (2000); capital: GoiâniaThe central-western...