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Musica Brasileira: A History of Popular Music and the People of Brazil

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"The whole astonishing range of Brazilian music is revealed…"—Stage and Television Today.

The first paperback edition of this study of Brazilian music, hailed as the long awaited, comprehensive, and scholarly history of this complex subject when it appeared in hardback in 1994. Schreiner takes us from the merging of Amerindian, African and European cultures under the Portuguese colonists to the evolution of the many rhythms and dance forms associated with popular Brazilian music. The choro, the samba, the bossa nova are coolly and carefully unravelled and the book ends on the contemporary music scene of the 1990s.

Synopsis:

"the whole astonishing range of Brazilian music is revealed"--Stage and Television Today

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-298) and index.

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A History of Popular Music and the People of Brazil. First paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714530666
Translator:
Weinstein, Mark
Author:
Weinstein, Mark
Author:
Schreiner, Claus
Publisher:
Marion Boyars Publishers
Location:
New York
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Folk music
Subject:
Samba
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal
Subject:
Popular music -- Brazil.
Subject:
Folk music -- Brazil -- History and criticism.
Subject:
MUSIC / Ethnomusicology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
107-784
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.49x5.35x.76 in. .98 lbs.

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Product details 312 pages Marion Boyars Publishers - English 9780714530666 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
"the whole astonishing range of Brazilian music is revealed"--Stage and Television Today
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-298) and index.
"Synopsis" by , A History of Popular Music and the People of Brazil. First paperback edition.
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