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Counter-Tradition: Toward the Black Vanguard of Contemporary Brazil

Making It Heard : A History of Brazilian Sound Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Scholarly Books

...In the 1930s, the first samba school, Deixa Falar, located in the Estácio de Sá neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, was experiencing a period of growth. More and more people were accompanying the carnival parade, singing and celebrating...

Funk Carioca and Música Soul

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In a poem published in 1919 entitled ‘Muzica brazileira,’ Olavo Bilac defined Brazilian music as ‘flor amorosa de três raças tristes’ (the loving flower of three sad races) – the Portuguese, the African and the indigenous Amerindian. Samba...

Rio de Janeiro

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...