TITLE

Blame It on the Bossa Nova

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Faces;Feb2009, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Bossa nova, a type of Brazilian music known throughout the world which means "new trend" in Portuguese. It is a type of samba music that spread from Brazil to the U.S. and Europe in the 1950s. At that time, it was a mix of an African beat, American jazz, and European classical music. Samba was imported by Angolan slaves in Africa to Bahia, in the northeast of Brazil. Bossa nova is now played on all kinds of instruments.
ACCESSION #
36681487

 

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