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The black music of Brazil

Author: Jeremy MarreMílton NascimentoChico BuarqueGilberto GilHarcourt Films.All authors
Publisher: [Newton, NJ] : Shanachie Entertainment Corp., [2000]
Series: Beats of the heart.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A street tour of Brazil from the ghettos of Rio to Samba schools preparing for Carnival and the African-rooted Bahia region. Includes interview with Gilberto Gil, probing the political impact of his music, and performances and conversations with other Brazilian performers. Finally there's the Capoeira dancers, performers of a unique martial arts dance which originated in Angola. Film surveys many styles of music of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Interviews
Named Person: Gilberto Gil
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Marre; Mílton Nascimento; Chico Buarque; Gilberto Gil; Harcourt Films.; Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
OCLC Number: 46000643
Notes: Originally produced in 1982.
Credits: Editor, Richard Bedford ; camera, Chris Morphet.
Performer(s): Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Play program --
Samba flourishes in shantytown --
Samba schools and corruption --
Macumba: religion of the poor --
Rio's great escapes: beaches and music --
Modern pop samba --
Remote villages and African roots --
Ceremonial drumming --
Bahia: home of Gilberto Gil --
Milton Nascinmento and Chico Barque
Series Title: Beats of the heart.
Other Titles: Spirit of Samba :
Responsibility: a Harcourt Films production ; producer/director, Jeremy Marre.

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A street tour of Brazil from the ghettos of Rio to Samba schools preparing for Carnival and the African-rooted Bahia region. Includes interview with Gilberto Gil, probing the political impact of his music, and performances and conversations with other Brazilian performers. Finally there's the Capoeira dancers, performers of a unique martial arts dance which originated in Angola. Film surveys many styles of music of the country including Samba, bossa nova and others.

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