Brazilian Music: Northeastern Traditions and the Heartbeat of a Modern Nation, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2005 - Music - 377 pages
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Written by a foremost expert in the field of Brazilian culture, this fascinating volume explores the music of Brazil's Northeast, gauging its historical and cultural importance within the nation's diverse culture.

* Photographs of musical instruments, musicians, dancers, performances, and costumes, and illustrations of the art of Northeast Brazil including drawings, paintings, and wood cuts

* Diagrams of instrument construction such as the pifano, zabumba, and viola, and an audio CD of musical examples

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Larry Crook is associate professor of music and the co-director of the Center for World Arts at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

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