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The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova & the Popular Music of Brazil

by Chris McGowan & Ricardo Pessanha
£23.99   paperback  Temple University Press (2008)

The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova & the Popular Music of Brazil by Chris McGowan & Ricardo Pessanha This revised and expanded edition of The Brazilian Sound 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 Marisa Monte, and the mixing of bossa with electronica. This clearly written and lavishly illustrated encyclopedic survey features new entries and photographs, an extensive glossary of Brazilian music terms, and more.

This edition of The Brazilian Sound contains new discussions of: • música sertaneja and música caipira • Brazilian funk, rap/hip-hop, and electronic dance music • the rise of new samba and MPB artists • an updated bibliography and glossary and a list of Web resources

ISBN 13: 9781592139293 | ISBN 10: 1592139299