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Caetano Veloso’s A Foreign Sound

Barbara Browning

Barbara Browning is Associate Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, USA. She is the author of two academic books (Samba and Resistance in Motion) as well as the ficto-critical novels The Correspondence Artist and I’m Trying to Reach You. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

33 1/3 Books

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...What makes a song sound foreign? What makes it sound “American,” or Brazilian? Caetano Veloso’s 2004 American songbook album, A Foreign Sound, is a meditation on these questions—but in truth, they were questions...

Catira and Cururu

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Catira and cururu are musical genres from caipira culture, the rural culture of the Brazilian states of Goiás, the north of Minas Gerais and the interior of São Paulo, which, according to its adherents, is of indigenous, African...

Lambada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Lambada is a Brazilian urban music genre which developed from a partner dance of the same name. It emerged in the Amazon region, particularly in Pará State, in the 1970s and is considered to be a hybrid combination of carimbó, a dance...