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Bossa Nova: The Story of the Brazilian Music That Seduced the World (1990)

by Ruy Castro

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Indispensável. Um livro caleidoscópico sobre a história da Bossa Nova. Fascinante. O que não consigo ver são as ligações...
(Entre a cultura popular e a cultura de elite. Entre o Brasil que devora a cultura dos outros e é ao mesmo tempo um dos países mais injustos do mundo...enfim...)
Afinal o que é este Samba da beira-mar? ( Chico Buarque).

Para quem não consegue viver sem música... ( )
  Fokas | Jan 18, 2008 |
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Bossa nova is one of the most popular musical genres in the world. Songs such as "The Girl from Ipanema" (the fifth most frequently played song in the world), "The Waters of March," and "Desafinado" are known around the world. Bossa Nova-a number-one bestseller when originally published in Brazil as Chega de Saudade-is a definitive history of this seductive music. Based on extensive interviews with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jo+o Gilberto, and all the major musicians and their friends, Bossa Nova explains how a handful of Rio de Janeiro teenagers changed the face of popular culture around the world.… (more)

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