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  1. Made In Brazil

    Studies In Popular Music

    Edited by Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa, Cláudia Azevedo, Felipe Trotta

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    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...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Focus: Music of Northeast Brazil

    2nd Edition

    By Larry Crook

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Music of Northeast Brazil examines the historical and contemporary manifestations of the music of Brazil, a country with a musical landscape that is layered with complexity and diversity. Based on the author’s field research during the past twenty years, the book describes and analyzes the...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music

    2nd Edition

    By Dale Olsen, Daniel Sheehy

    Series: Garland Handbooks of World Music

    The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 2, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Carribean, (1998). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Latin...

    Published October 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Maracatu Atomico

    Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the "New Music Scene" of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

    By Philip Galinsky

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    "Maracatu Atômico" is the first academic work to investigate the mangue movement, one of Brazil's most vital pop culture trends of the last thirty years, and the related "new music scene" of Northeast Brazil. Contending with the widespread poverty and social problems, mangue places a renewed value...

    Published September 19th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Situating Salsa

    Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

    By Lise Waxer

    Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts....

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  6. From Tejano to Tango

    Essays on Latin American Popular Music

    Edited by Walter Aaron Clark

    Author of two books on Issac Albeniz, including Issac Albeniz: A Guide to Research (1998), Walter Aaron Clark has compiled thirteen essays that discuss the various aspects of Latin American music. The essays cover the social and political impact the music generated as well as the rhythmic...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Brazilian Popular Music and Globalization

    Edited by Charles A. Perrone, Christopher Dunn

    This collection of articles by leading scholars traces the history of Brazilian pop music through the twentieth-century....

    Published September 25th 2001 by Routledge

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