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Stylizing Axé as Brazilian Popular Music

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines axé music as an innovative contemporary style of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé is one of the contemporary popular music styles innovated within the locality of ... More


Axé Embodiment in Brazilian Popular Music: Sacred Themes, Imagery, and Symbols

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the appropriation of sacred themes, imagery, and symbols from the Candomblé religion in Brazilian popular music, analyzes the sacred/secular connection of Brazilian samba, and ... More


Introduction

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. The book examines how sacred themes, imagery, and symbols from ... More


Theme and Variations: Tracing a Musical Motif from Bossa Nova to the 1990s

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the early 1960s, when bossa nova composer Baden Powell adapted the berimbau’s melodic rhythms to the guitar, resulting in the internationally successful composition, ... More


Afrocentric Themes of Resistance

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter continues the chronological study of the berimbau’s transformation in Brazilian popular music. It focuses on the fusion of musical genres, and how the berimbau as a metaphor has ... More


Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Clarence Bernard Henry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is the culmination of several years of field research on sacred and secular influences of àsé, the West African Yoruba concept that spread to Brazil and throughout the African Diaspora. Àsé ... More


Epilogue

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. It explains that axé music and the African roots of Brazilian popular music are ... 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


The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Eric A. Galm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Brazilian berimbau, a musical bow, is most commonly associated with the energetic martial art/dance/game of capoeira. This study explores its stature from the 1950s to the present in diverse ... More


The Pro Tools Generation: Digital Culture, Liveness, and the New Sincerity in Brazilian Popular Music

Frederick Moehn

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/9780199986279.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on a cohort of middle-class musicians based in Rio de Janeiro, including Alexandre Kassin, Domenico Lancellotti, and Moreno Veloso. These three released the “Plus 2” trilogy of ... More


The “Rowdy” Teenagers

Leonardo Cardoso

in Sound-Politics in São Paulo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190660093
eISBN:
9780190054953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660093.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In this chapter, I focus on a youth group that since the mid-2000s has been reshuffling public spaces. The event examined here takes place in the city’s vast poor peripheries. The first part of the ... More


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