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  • Classicism In Brazil

    In 1917, the samba left the improvisation wheels of the Rio hills, and was considered representative of Brazilian popular music. There are several regional forms of samba in other parts of the country, but the modern urban samba, are sung to the sound of palms and beaten rhythm, with one or more parts of verses declamatory and played with stringed instruments such as cavaquinho, guitar, and Various percussion instruments such as tambourine, deaf and tambourine. With the passing of the years, other aspects of the samba urban of Rio de Janeiro have emerged, which have gained their own denominations such as samba de breque, samba-canção, bossa nova, samba-rock, pagoda, among others. Besides being one of the most popular musical genres in Brazil, samba is well known abroad, being considered as a Brazilian symbol, alongside football and carnival. The story began with the international success of the song "Aquarela do Brasil", by Ary Barroso, then extended through Carmen Miranda, who took the samba to the US, and also consecrated Bossa Nova, which definitively…

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  • Carnival Feminist Analysis

    As previously discussed, Carnival, topically, unites individuals, establishes national identity, follows rituals, and complements the economy through a multi-day celebration that witnesses the competition of samba schools, but a critical examination shows a deeper and darker narrative; although an ongoing festival, Carnival is a remnant of the immoral and unjust system of colonialism. The Portuguese, one of the pioneers of globalization, first arrived in Brazil in 1500, and what followed is one…

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  • Bossa Nova Analysis

    Bossa Nova was a Brazilian musical movement started in 1958 with the song “Desafinado” by Tom Jobim and Newton Mendonça. This movement claims to the Brazilian Elites the art of music composition, which, since the beginning of the 20th century, had a very popular characteristic. Until then, the Samba dominated the musical scenario, and it was produced by the low class population in the rodas de samba, which were groups of musicians who would informally gather in bars to play and compose. Bossa…

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  • The Importance Of Carnival

    Carnival is a celebration of different colors which converts into beautiful customs, calypso and steel pan music, different forms of dancing, foods, and Caribbean style arts that fascinates thousands of people from many different parts of the world. Trinidad and Tobago carnival is a once a year event with a combination of many different activities. The main purpose of the carnival is to reveal their culture and way of life by bringing everyone together. Trinidad and Tobago is a dual island,…

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  • Samba Ambiguous Adventure Analysis

    Ambiguous Adventure is about Samba Diallo growing up in two different cultures which he had to adjust the way he interacts with the people around him. For example, Samba Diallo's disciples were making fun of him because the teacher loved him more than the other students. Samba was humble about it and respectfully asked his peers to keep those comments to themselves. However, Samba threatened one of his disciples to leave the group if he continues to bully him. In contrast, when Samba went to the…

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  • Mrs. Popich's Dance In The Classroom

    Mrs.Popich is a Spanish I teacher at Infinity Early College High School. Mrs.Popich made her students say “present” in Spanish in order for her to take attendance. The teacher questioned students that arrived late to her classroom that did not have a pass. Before Mrs.Popich stared class, she made her students read the objectives and agenda from the whiteboard that were in Spanish. The lesson for that day consisted of learning about the culture of Brazil. Mrs.Popich mentioned a man named Milton…

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  • Rio Carnival Essay

    the world, you can blow off your stream with a lot of fun. This carnival is held before Lent which is 40 days before Easter as a farewell to the pleasure and celebrated for five days. The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is held throughout the Brazil country and is composed of Samba parade, Samba school, street bands and parties etc. The samba dancers put a lot of efforts to prepare for several months to all year long. Samba music that they play the whole time during the parade is Brazilian music…

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  • Ballroom Observation Paper

    dancing to different types of ballroom dances such as cha-cha, waltz, foxtrot, merengue, Chinese jitter, and samba. The women were wearing colorful and glittery-dancing outfits while the men were wearing their dress pants and dancing shoes. It seemed like everyone was having fun and socializing. Upon observation, those who were at the Ballroom dancing event were very happy and enthusiastic to be there. I interviewed three gentlemen and their partners; they have nothing but good things to say…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Formal Educational Experiences

    Students go into school with the expectation that a 4-year degree is what is needed in order to succeed in our life. Something that can be forgotten is that education can come through multiple avenues. Through both informal and formal educational experience I have found that I’ve learned more pertaining to my personal and professional growth, through the Informal route and will illustrate how the work experiences I’ve had has provided me a foundation for the continuation and completion of my…

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  • Qualities And Characteristics Of An Exemplary Teacher

    the students to acquire that achievement through much emotional support and a “part” of the students life. As a student, I was taught, supported, and encouraged in the classroom. I did not have the extra burden of trying to learn with disruption surrounding me. These teachers had classroom/behavioral management mastered. I believe that I would integrate an eclectic classroom/behavioral management to my classroom. I believe that authoritarian style does work well, but I would like to add…

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