The Black music of Brazil

Format: DVD 2000
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
A street tour of Brazil from the ghettos of Rio to samba schools preparing for carnival and the African-rooted Bahia region. Includes interview with superstar Gilberto Gil, probing the political impact of his music, and performances and conversations with other Brazilian performers. Also discussed are the capoeira dancers, performers of a unique martial arts dance which originated in Angola. Film surveys many styles of music of the country including Samba, bossa nova and others.
Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- Brazil -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Brazil.
Sambas.
Bossa nova (Music)
Capoeira (Dance)
Carnival -- Brazil.
Documentary films.
Publisher [Newton, N.J.?] :Shanachie,2000
Other Titles Spirit of Samba :
Contributors Marre, Jeremy, director, producer.
Nascimento, Mílton, 1942- performer.
Buarque, Chico, 1944- performer.
Gil, Gilberto, performer.
Harcourt Films, production company.
Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
Participants/Performers Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque, and others.
Language English
System Details DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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