Made In Brazil
Studies In Popular Music
Edited by Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa, Cláudia Azevedo, Felipe Trotta
To Be Published March 1st 2014 by Routledge – 276 pages
Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of 20th century Brazilian popular music. Organized in thematic sections, the volume consists of 18 essays by leading scholars of Brazilian music and covers the major figures, styles and social contexts of pop music in Brazil. Although all the contributors are Brazilian, the essays are expressly written for an international English-speaking audience.
Introduction: Listening to popular sonorities: a historic overview of the music and popular music studies in Brazil Part I: Samba and Choro Part II: History, Memory, and Representations Part III: Critique, Mediation, and Value Part IV: Music, Market, and New Media Coda From roots to networks: listening a world called Brazil "So when are the dancers coming out?": Representations of Brazilian music in New York City Afterword Electronic and acoustic, modern MPB: A conversation with Lenine
Martha Tupinamba de Ulhôa is Professor of Musicology at Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro and Researcher of the Brazilian National Research Council.
Cláudia Azevedois a Lecturer in Popular Music Analysis. She collaborates with the Urban Music in Brazil research group at the Program of Post-Graduation in Music at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Felipe Trotta teaches at Federal University of Pernambuco, where he coordinates a research group about a Northeast popular music genre called forró.