Made In Brazil: Studies In Popular Music

Routledge Global Popular Music Series

56a6fb23b7ceb.jpg Author Cláudia Azevedo, Felipe Trotta, and Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa
Isbn 9780415625609
File size 3.5 MB
Year 2014
Pages 237
Language English
File format PDF
Category Music

Book Description:

Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Brazil. Each essay provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure or genre under discussion is of lasting significance to Brazilian popular music. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music in Brazil, followed by essays that are organized into thematic sections: Samba and Choro; History, Memory, and Representations; Scenes and Artists; and Music, Market and New Media.



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