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maxixe

(məˈʃiːʃ; mækˈsiːks; məˈʃiːʃeɪ)
n
(Dancing) a Brazilian dance in duple time, a precursor of the tango
[from Brazilian Portuguese]

max•ixe

(məˈʃi ʃə)

n.
a syncopated ballroom dance of Brazilian origin.
[1910–15; < Brazilian Portuguese: literally, West Indian gherkin]
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Por outro lado, musicas populares, como lundus, maxixes e choros, afirmaram-se como generos e negocios lucrativos, no mercado editorial, fonografico e de diversoes, exatamente entre o final do seculo XIX e o inicio do XX (LOPES, 2009; BARROS, 2005; martins, 2014).
Nao falando ja nos maxixes, tao belos, cuja voluptuosidade tem um carater acentuadamente africano--a maior parte das dancas de hoje nasceram nos meios mesticos da America do Norte, como o charleston, que apareceu pela primeira vez numa revista de negros, Runnin Wild, ou como o disparatado black bottom.
Besides being the first full-length 3-D film produced in South America--Brazil's "Xuxinha e os maxixes do punzao," which opens in June, is a 2-D/3-D combo--"Pirates" is also the first Peruvian film with its own merchandising and promo campaign.
Milhaud, who calls this twenty-minute work a Cinema-Symphony on South American Tunes, says, "Still haunted by my memories of Brazil, I assembled a few popular melodies, tangos, maxixes, sambas and even a Portuguese fado and transcribed them with a rondo-like theme recurring between each successive pair.
"I assembled a few popular melodies - tangos, maxixes, sambas and even a Portuguese fado - and transcribed them with a rondo-like theme recurring between each two of them," Milhaud recalled.
maxixes, mazurkas, schottisches, etc.) in the process of nationalizing
In various parts of the city, but especially in the center around the Praca Onze, jam sessions among talented lower-middle-class black, mulatto, and white inst rumentalists mixed maxixes, lundus, choros, marchas, and batuques.