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Listening Closely Lecture Series | Brazilian Popular Music: Samba to Hip-Hop
August 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brazil, the largest country in Latin America, stands out from the rest of the continent through its heritage of the Portuguese language, and the importance of the African diaspora to its culture, and especially its music. This lecture will take a whirlwind tour through the Brazilian popular music of the twentieth century, presenting genres including choro (popular instrumental music), samba, bossa nova, MPB, rap and funk.
This event will take place on August 30th at 1pm in GL 220. The event is part of the Green Library “Listening Closely” Lecture Series.