Rio 2: Samba Strikes Back

from  Afropop Worldwide

Jul 26, 2012

 

[APWW #644] [Originally aired 2012] Our second Hip Deep samba show picks up where we left off the story in the 1960s, tracing the rhythm as it transforms and re-appears throughout the many popular music forms that developed in Rio in the later 20th century. Scholar Frederick Moehn, author of a new book titled Contemporary Carioca, shows us how samba's shadow re-appears in the youth music of MPB-stars Pedro Luis and Fernanda Abreu, and how a samba revival led by young artists in the Lapa neighbor...more

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