SummaryA 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.
-- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Brazil.
Bossa nova (Music)
Carnival -- Brazil.
|Publisher|| [Newton, N.J.?] :Shanachie,2000
|Other Titles|| Spirit of Samba :
Nascimento, Mílton, 1942- performer.
Buarque, Chico, 1944- performer.
Gil, Gilberto, performer.
Harcourt Films, production company.
Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque, and others.
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.