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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Lambada is a Brazilian urban music genre which developed from a partner dance of the same name. It emerged in the Amazon region, particularly in Pará State, in the 1970s and is considered to be a hybrid combination of carimbó, a dance...


George Torres

George Torres, PhD, is associate professor of music at Lafayette College, Easton, PA, where he teaches courses in music history and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music


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...Lambada is a couple dance of Brazilian origin that enjoyed international popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The lambada’s modern origins are from the 1970s in the city of Belém in the northern Brazilian state of Pará...


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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 7,982,850 (1999) Bolivia is located in the center-west of South America, sharing borders with Peru and Chile in the west, Brazil in the east, and Paraguay and Argentina in the southeast and south...