Stroud, Sean: The Defence of Tradition in Brazilian Popular Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754663430

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Subtitle: Politics, Culture & the Creation of Música Popular Brasileira Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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

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Contents: Introduction; Musical nationalism and the 'cultural invasion' debate; Inventing the idea of MPB; Television and popular music; Cultural imperialism, globalization, and the Brazilian record industry; The state as cultural mediator: the Política Nacional de Cultura, FUNARTE and the Projeto Pixinguinha; Musical mapping: locating and defending the regional; Reconsidering musical tradition: Música do Brasil and Tumos Itaú Cultural Música; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.