Remaking the Brazilian Myth of National Foundation: Il Guarany

Volpe, Maria Alice
September 2002
Latin American Music Review;Fall/Winter2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p179
Academic Journal
Examines the significance of II Guarany, an opera written by Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Gomes, to the nationalization of Brazilian music during the 19th century. Success of the opera in European countries; Details on the influence of the Indianismo concept on Brazilian music; Considerations in the comparative analysis between the literary source and the libretto of the opera.


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