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Samba is a Brazilian musical genre derived from African and European roots. It is worldwide recognized as a symbol of Brazil and Carnival. The samba derives a kind of dance of roots African arisen in Brazil and taken as the national pace for excellence. Considered one of the main cultural events popular Brazilian, samba became a symbol of national identity.

Among its original features, is a form where the dance is accompanied by small melodic phrases and refrain for creating anonymous, foundations of samba de roda born in Recôncavo Baiano and led in the second half of nineteenth century, to Rio de Janeiro by black slaves who migrated from Bahia and have settled in the then capital of Brazilian Empire. The Bahian samba de roda, which became a Heritage of Humanity of Unesco in 2005, was one of the bases for the samba carioca...

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