The Brazilian sound : samba, bossa nova, and the popular music of Brazil

by McGowan, Chris, 1956-

Format: Print Book 2009
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ML3487.B7 M4 2009
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  ML3487.B7 M4 2009
Brazilian music has exponentially increased in its popularity over the decade since the last edition of The Brazilian Sound was published. This revised and expanded edition includes discussions of developments in samba and other key genres, the rise of female singer-songwriters in recent years, new works by established artists like Milton Nascimento and Gilberto Gil and the mixing of bossa with electronica. This clearly written and lavishly illustrated encyclopaedic survey features dozens of new entries and photographs, an extensive glossary of Brazilian music terms and more.This edition ofThe Brazilian Soundcontains new discussions of:- musica sertaneja and musica caipira- Brazilian funk and rap/hip-hop- electronic dance music- young contemporary musicians inspired by traditional music- the rise of new samba artists- Plus! an updated bibliography and glossary, and a new list of Web resources
Five centuries of music
Samba: the heartbeat of Rio
Bossa nova the new way
MPB: a musical rainbow
Minas Gerais: musical treasure
Bahia of all the saints
North by northeast
Brazilian instrumental music and jazz
Tropical rock
More Brazilian sounds.

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- Brazil -- History and criticism.
Publisher Philadelphia :Temple University Press,2009
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Contributors Pessanha, Ricardo.
Language English
Description x, 267 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-251), discography (pages [253]-255) and index.
ISBN 9781592139286 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592139280 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781592139293 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592139299 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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