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#1 May 5, 2013
The music of Brazil encompasses various regional music styles influenced by African, European and Amerindian forms. After 500 years of history, Brazilian music developed some unique and original styles such as samba, zouk-lambada, lambada, zouk, choro, bossa nova, frevo, forró, maracatu, MPB, funk carioca, RAP, sertanejo, Brazilian rock, pagode, tropicalia, axé, brega, and others.

Samba has become the best known form of Brazilian music worldwide, especially because of the country's carnival, although bossa nova, which had Antônio Carlos Jobim as one of its most acclaimed composers and performers, have received much attention abroad since the 1950s, when the song "Desafinado", interpreted by João Gilberto, was first released.

Instrumental music is also largely practiced in Brazil, with styles ranging from classical to popular and jazz influenced forms, featuring composers like Heitor Villa-Lobos, Pixinguinha and Hermeto Pascoal. The country also has a growing community of modern/experimental composition, including electroacoustic music.

http://www.ask.com/wiki/Music_of_Brazil...

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#2 May 5, 2013
GIRL FROM IPANEMA -Bossa Nova



Diana Krall - The Girl From Ipanema
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Guitar Lessons

Bossa Nova Rhythm Part
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#3 May 5, 2013
The Music of Southern Brazil

Brazil’s southern region is the part of the country that is most influenced by European culture, with its cities and communities largely founded by Italian, German, Ucranian, Portuguese and Spanish immigrants. The European heritage is clearly reflected in the region's folk music. Guitar and accordeon are traditionally the two dominating instruments in the Southern Brazilian music and dance styles, such as fandango, cana-verde, chimarrita, chote, malambo, maçanico, chamamê, milonga, ratoeira, ranchoeira, vira and vanera.

Several of these music styles are very much inspired by Iberian guitar music. This is especially true for the Brazilian fandango, which is very similar to the its Iberian cousin. Brazilian fandango can be presented both with and without vocals and in its instrumental form it strongly resembles classical Iberian guitar music, with its technically very skilled guitarists.

The geographic proximity to the Spanish speaking countries of Argentina and Uruguay has also left its mark on the music of southern Brazil – especially the popular music of the southernmost of all Brazilian states; Rio Grande do Sul.

Through the intense cultural exchange between southern Brazil and Argentina and Uruguay, the originally Argentine music and dances of malambo, chamamê and milonga were adapted and incorporated into the south Brazilian folk music tradition at a very early stage. Malambo consists of flamenco-like guitar music backed up by foot-stomping, while chamamê is performed on accordion and guitar and has distinct similarities with Argentine tango music. While Argentinean milonga is very much characterized by fiery elegance, the Brazilian version is much more danceable and can be described as a mix between tango and forró, with guitar and accordion as the two main backing instruments.

The rancheira is a lively, local form of the European dance/music style of mazurka, while the vanera has its roots in the famous Cuban habanera, which was introduced in southern Brazil during the 19th century, where it was speeded up to better suit the musical tastes of the south Brazilian dancing crowds of the time.

Examples of tropicalist music

Click to listen:
Chimarrão, Vitor Ramil, 2010
Milonga de los morenos, Vitor Ramil and Caetano Veloso, 2010
Obrigado Patrão Velho, Os Oliveiras

http://www.greatbrazilianmusic.com/southernbr...

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#4 May 5, 2013
Good stuff.

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#5 May 5, 2013
Bossa Nova ● Gal Costa Live Mix ● By Dolo

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#6 May 8, 2013
AAMech wrote:
Good stuff.
Nice beat.

Bossa Nova-Samba-Jazz Beat!(Mini-Mix)


Romantic Bossa Nova Beat!(Mini-Mix) http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Lambada
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#7 May 8, 2013
Bossa Nova-Samba-Jazz Beat!(Mini-Mix)


Romantic Bossa Nova Beat!(Mini-Mix)
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Lambada
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#8 May 9, 2013
youtu.be/xRqI5R6L7ow

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#9 May 9, 2013
Darkjaemess wrote:
youtu.be/xRqI5R6L7ow
Thanks!

Elis Regina,Águas de Março


Elis Regina - Como Nossos Pais
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Elis Regina O Bebado e A Equilibrista
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#10 May 9, 2013
Brazil - Southern dance & music


Ologunde: Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Music & Dance
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#11 May 10, 2013
The Nego Gato Afro-Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble bring to their audiences the rich African influenced rhythms and dances originating in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, a region known for custom deeply rooted in the traditions and spirituality of ancestral Africa.

The ensemble is directed by Jose Sena, known professionally as Nego Gato, to share his experience of growing up on the streets of Salvador immersed in the magical sounds of the Street Musicians, Carnaval, and Camdomble ceremonies. Their repertoire includes works from Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Dances such as Samba, Maculele, and the Dances of the forces of Nature, known as Orixa in Brazil. It features a performance of Capoeira, an African Brazilian martial art that combines dance, gymnastics and acrobatics.

All are accompanied by live percussion and traditional instruments making for an exciting and engaging performance. Join us for an experience of African Brazilian culture through our promotion of cross-cultural understanding, see something global in an authentic way, and interact with our International members, no passport required. Experience the magic of Salvador !

Jose Sena known professionally as Nego Gato is a Master Capoeirista, Composer, Choreographer, Percussionist, Vocalist and Dancer. He is the founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Nego Gato Inc a Pittsburgh based organization with affiliates in New York and Naples Florida. He serves as a consultant and Master Folklorist of African Brazilian Heritage to Lisangua Ya Bato Drum and Dance and the Oliveros Foundation for their production on Nzinga, the Queen King.

He has been performing professionally since the age of 10 and since coming to the United States he has presented performances and residencies in primary and secondary schools and cultural institutions throughout the US , Europe and Japan.

He formed the Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble to share with audiences the rich history of this diverse culture. "I was born into a spiritual house of African Brazilian traditions. In Brazil this spirituality is know as Candomble and has its roots in Congo-Angola, Benin, Togo and Nigeria.

My mother danced for the spirits. When I was in my mother’s womb, I floated around to these rhythms. As a child I witnessed nightly ceremonies whose memories became the driving force of the direction of my life. I am deeply proud of what I have accomplished through my dedication and expertise in my artistry and culture. I can only hope that my work in every community pays respect to my ancestors and my heritage".

http://www.negogato.org/
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#12 May 10, 2013
Brainiac2 wrote:
Brazil - Southern dance & music
.../watch?v=V3rNG-YZJCg
Ologunde: Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Music & Dance
.../watch?v=EdEVQ6HZBbw
Well, on the 1st link what ya see is just one outta many S.BRA folklores. ;-) That dance is called 'chula'(I've seen even better performance in BRA), & it's typical for/of BRA 'gauchos'. ;-D On yo' 2nd link there's 'a little bit of this & a little bit of that', when it comes to Afro-BRA folklore, however, a few dances shown besides BRA Capoeira aren't really of Afro-BRA origin, but rather 'made in BRA' in general. ;-)

- here ya have another S.BRA 'gaucho' music flav, not really typical for the rest of S.BRA, just of the most southern parts (almost every village has sump'n similar yet diff.) borderin' Uruguay (& Argentina) ;-D
h.ttp://youtu.be/k3vaNs9U3tk

- or another SE.BRA music & dance ya prolly heard of by now, known as 'fandango' ;-)
h.ttp://youtu.be/QLjmxRZjMSU
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#13 May 10, 2013
Brainiac2 wrote:
The Nego Gato Afro-Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble bring to their audiences the rich African influenced rhythms and dances originating in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, a region known for custom deeply rooted in the traditions and spirituality of ancestral Africa.
The ensemble is directed by Jose Sena, known professionally as Nego Gato, to share his experience of growing up on the streets of Salvador immersed in the magical sounds of the Street Musicians, Carnaval, and Camdomble ceremonies. Their repertoire includes works from Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Dances such as Samba, Maculele, and the Dances of the forces of Nature, known as Orixa in Brazil. It features a performance of Capoeira, an African Brazilian martial art that combines dance, gymnastics and acrobatics.
All are accompanied by live percussion and traditional instruments making for an exciting and engaging performance. Join us for an experience of African Brazilian culture through our promotion of cross-cultural understanding, see something global in an authentic way, and interact with our International members, no passport required. Experience the magic of Salvador !
Jose Sena known professionally as Nego Gato is a Master Capoeirista, Composer, Choreographer, Percussionist, Vocalist and Dancer. He is the founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Nego Gato Inc a Pittsburgh based organization with affiliates in New York and Naples Florida. He serves as a consultant and Master Folklorist of African Brazilian Heritage to Lisangua Ya Bato Drum and Dance and the Oliveros Foundation for their production on Nzinga, the Queen King.
He has been performing professionally since the age of 10 and since coming to the United States he has presented performances and residencies in primary and secondary schools and cultural institutions throughout the US , Europe and Japan.
He formed the Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble to share with audiences the rich history of this diverse culture. "I was born into a spiritual house of African Brazilian traditions. In Brazil this spirituality is know as Candomble and has its roots in Congo-Angola, Benin, Togo and Nigeria.
My mother danced for the spirits. When I was in my mother’s womb, I floated around to these rhythms. As a child I witnessed nightly ceremonies whose memories became the driving force of the direction of my life. I am deeply proud of what I have accomplished through my dedication and expertise in my artistry and culture. I can only hope that my work in every community pays respect to my ancestors and my heritage".
...negogato.org/
& even this intro is quiet misleadin' & lackin' in substance. ;-) Since it's written only in English prolly aims @ Yank/Canadian/Anglo audience/customers & simplifies facts while floatin' on stereotypes to the max. ;-D Samba originally wasn't an Afro-BRA music & dance. ;-) It was Bramerindian which l8r BRA mestizoes movin' away from the continental rural & dangerous regions spread along the coast of NE.BRA, where it was adopted & further molded by Afro-BRA various groups & finally accepted even by BRA Euro-elite. ;-D 'Candomble' is a complex Afro-BRA hub of various yet similar syncretic Afro-influenced mixed religions. Unfortun8ly, there's a lot of info missin' & the rest is confusin' in what's written on that site. ;-)
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#14 May 10, 2013
Brainiac2 wrote:
The music of Brazil encompasses various regional music styles influenced by African, European and Amerindian forms. After 500 years of history, Brazilian music developed some unique and original styles such as samba, zouk-lambada, lambada, zouk, choro, bossa nova, frevo, forró, maracatu, MPB, funk carioca, RAP, sertanejo, Brazilian rock, pagode, tropicalia, axé, brega, and others.
Samba has become the best known form of Brazilian music worldwide, especially because of the country's carnival, although bossa nova, which had Antônio Carlos Jobim as one of its most acclaimed composers and performers, have received much attention abroad since the 1950s, when the song "Desafinado", interpreted by João Gilberto, was first released.
Instrumental music is also largely practiced in Brazil, with styles ranging from classical to popular and jazz influenced forms, featuring composers like Heitor Villa-Lobos, Pixinguinha and Hermeto Pascoal. The country also has a growing community of modern/experimental composition, including electroacoustic music.
.../wiki/Music_of_Brazil?o=398 6&qsrc=999
& even here there are some infos to be corrected. ;-D 1st of all, lambada is not really purely BRA dance & music style. ;-) More than a half surely comes from BRA, but some crucial portion comes from F.Caribbean. ;-D In the very beginnin' lambada in BRA was, like Salsa in the rest of L.America, a 'hub' which covered a few dances & music styles in the N. & NE.BRA. ;-) Eventually, one F.Caribbean influenced style prevaled over others & it became known outta BRA as 'lambada', thx to Europe-based French music producers. ;-D & even that song used in Franco-BRA lambada wasn't really BRA, but Peruvian. ;-) In many aspects & in its core, BRA lambada is mostly a S.American Amerindian upgraded dance. ;-D Then again,'zouk', zouk-lambada & lambada is actually one the same thing today in BRA. ;-) RAP is the least of BRA origin, of all these other music styles & dances ya listed here. ;-D & RAP together w/ hiphop in BRA are quite marginalized substyles, of clearly Yank origin. ;-) Well, there's a real BRA 'RAP', some 300 yrs old, but it's quite diff. than Caribbean origin8d Yank 'RAP' here in BRA, & much more interestin', funnier to listen to, & harder to 'spitttttt out in rhymes'. ;-D Again, Xcept for the biggest BRA urban areas & metropolises, almost every village in BRA has its own music & dance. ;-)

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#15 May 10, 2013
UruEuWauWau wrote:
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Well, on the 1st link what ya see is just one outta many S.BRA folklores. ;-) That dance is called 'chula'(I've seen even better performance in BRA), & it's typical for/of BRA 'gauchos'. ;-D On yo' 2nd link there's 'a little bit of this & a little bit of that', when it comes to Afro-BRA folklore, however, a few dances shown besides BRA Capoeira aren't really of Afro-BRA origin, but rather 'made in BRA' in general. ;-)
- here ya have another S.BRA 'gaucho' music flav, not really typical for the rest of S.BRA, just of the most southern parts (almost every village has sump'n similar yet diff.) borderin' Uruguay (& Argentina) ;-D
h.ttp://youtu.be/k3vaNs9U3tk
- or another SE.BRA music & dance ya prolly heard of by now, known as 'fandango' ;-)
h.ttp://youtu.be/QLjmxRZjMSU
Thanks for clarifying any misinformation.

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#16 May 15, 2013
Fandango em Antonina (PR): olhar um patrimônio imaterial - YouTube

4 ago. 2009 ... Baile de Fandango no Festival de Antonina, Paraná, em 2009. O grupo Mandicuera, de Paranaguá, se apresenta anualmente a convite do ...

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