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Definition of the noun Baiao

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  1. A South American dance similar to a samba


Baiao a.k.a. The baião is a Northeast Brazilian rhythmic formula that became the basis of a wide range of music. Forró and coco are clear examples. The main baião instrument is the zabumba, a flat, double-headed bass drum played with a mallet in one hand and stick in the other, each striking the opposite head of the drum.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Baiao

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Google previewThe Great River (1904)

Notes on the Amazon and Its Tributaries and the Steamer Services ... by Amazon Steam Navigation Company, limited

The position of BaiaO is a fine one, the town standing on a considerable elevation above the river, ...

Google previewThe Versatile Drummer (2008)

A Complete Course in a Variety of Musical Styles by Pete Sweeney

Baiao is a popular style of music and dance found in the north of Brazil. Check out the basic bass drum pattern. EXAMPLE Til . = 80-120 Notice how it is very similar to the samba. Now, let's add the hands. EXAMPLE 172 This rhythm ...

Google previewChoro (2005)

A Social History of a Brazilian Popular Music by Tamara Elena Livingston, Thomas George Caracas Garcia

Baiao is a northeastern song and a dance that is accompanied by accordion, triangle, and large zabumba drum. Melodies often incorporate a raised fourth and /or a flat seventh (called the setima nordestina). The genre was popularized by Luis ...

Google previewBrazilian Rhythms for Drumset (1993)

by Duduka da Fonseca, Bob Weiner, John Riley

BAIAO The baiao is a very old rhythmic form which may have come from Arab culture. In Brazil, it developed in ...

Google previewDrum Set Styles Encyclopedia (2010)

by John Thomakos

Baiao The Baiao, known as a rhythm of Brazil, is believed to be of Arabic origin, and is found in many different styles of music throughout the world. In a traditional Brazilian setting, this rhythm is played by the following instruments: zarumba ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

BAiAO, T. Fagraea morindaefolia Blume.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture (2004)

by Cordelia Candelaria

Laurindo Almeida, a classical guitarist from Brazil, helped perpetuate the success of the fusion of * bossa nova and American jazz through the use of an Afro- Brazilian rhythm called the baiao, a predecessor to the bossa nova style. Almeida ...

Google previewBrazil Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic by John J. Crocitti, Monique Vallance

The baiao “Asa Branca” refers to the northeastem bird, which is the last creature to leave the Northeast during a drought. If the bird leaves, the sertanejos must be aware that they will be doomed to starvation and thirst unless they follow.

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

Arabia Baiao . . . . . Brazil Baie Verte...

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

Baiao [Port.]. A traditional dance genre of northeastern Brazil, associated in performance with the textu- ally virtuosic and improvisatory song types known as *desafto and *embolada; also an urban dance popularized in Brazil in the 1940s.

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Scrabble value of B3A1I1A1O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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