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Copying the Bossa Nova: Jazz and Dance Fads in the Early 1960s

K. E. Goldschmitt

in Bossa Mundo: Brazilian Music in Transnational Media Industries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190923525
eISBN:
9780190923563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923525.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the initial proliferation of bossa nova in the United States and United Kingdom in the early 1960s, primarily as a jazz and dance fad. By using material culled from top ... More


Adult Contemporary Bossa Nova: The Jet Set and Easy Listening on Record and in Film

K. E. Goldschmitt

in Bossa Mundo: Brazilian Music in Transnational Media Industries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190923525
eISBN:
9780190923563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923525.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter details the transition of the bossa nova from ubiquitous fad to music for an older demographic to explain how the music became associated with seduction and the easy listening format. It ... More


Political Activists, Playboys, and Hippies: Musical Movements and Symbolic Representations of Brazilian Youth in the 1960s

Marcos Napolitano

in Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199986279
eISBN:
9780199398874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199986279.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter analyzes the relationship between representations of youth identity and musical movements in Brazil during the 1960s. During that period the country was undergoing a series of political ... More


RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT (1936–2012)A Garland for Marjory Fleming (1969): Text by Marjory Fleming

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter introduces Richard Rodney Bennett's A Garland for Marjory Fleming for the young, relatively inexperienced performer. Here, the five songs are perfectly balanced to provide contrast of ... More


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