Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene

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The ethnomusicologist Frederick Moehn introduces a generation of Rio-based musicians who build on the musica popular brasileira (MPB) of previous decades, but who have yet to receive scholarly attention. This generation, the "children of the dictatorship," reinvigorated Brazilian genres such as samba and maracatu through juxtaposition with international influences, including rock, techno, and funk. Moehn offers vivid depictions of Rio musicians as they creatively combine and reconcile local realities with global trends and ...

Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene 2012, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822351559

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Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene 2012, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822351412

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