Shaw, Lisa: The Social History of the Brazilian Samba (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781840142891

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Subtitle: Studies in Ethnomusicology

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Samba: its roots and conventions; The Vargas Regime (1930-1945): Cultural policy and popular culture; Samba and the Nascent Music Industry; the birth of the music industry - Samba, bossa nova and MPB; The Sambas of Ataúlfo Alves (1909-1969); The Sambas of Noel Rosa (1910-1937); The Sambas of Ari Barroso (1903-1964); Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.