Social History of the Brazilian Samba

Social History of the Brazilian Samba

by Lisa Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840142898

ISBN-13: 9781840142891

Pub. Date: 03/01/1999

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

The period 1930-45 was one of huge social change in Brazil, with the introduction of industrialization under the authoritarian regime of Getulio Vargas. In this book, Lisa Shaw examines the impact of political, social and cultural developments on the nation's most popular musical form, samba. She looks at the context in which the songs were written, the life styles…  See more details below

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The period 1930-45 was one of huge social change in Brazil, with the introduction of industrialization under the authoritarian regime of Getulio Vargas. In this book, Lisa Shaw examines the impact of political, social and cultural developments on the nation's most popular musical form, samba. She looks at the context in which the songs were written, the life styles and social positions of the composers (sambistas), and their relationship to political and commercial structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840142891
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Series:
Studies in Ethnomusicology
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Samba: its Roots and Conventions3
2The Vargas Regime (1930-45): Cultural Policy and Popular Culture26
3Samba and the Nascent Music Industry44
4The Sambas of Ataulfo Alves (1909-69)59
5The Sambas of Noel Rosa (1910-37)90
6The Sambas of Ari Barroso (1903-64)143
Conclusion183
Glossary186
Bibliography197
Index207

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