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Essays by Brazilian and European scholars on musical place and transnationalism across the Atlantic triangle connecting Brazil, Africa and Europe


‘Music Scenes and Migrations’ brings together new work from Brazilian and European scholars around the themes of musical place and transnationalism across the Atlantic triangle connecting Brazil, Africa and Europe. Moving beyond now-contested models for conceptualizing international musical relations and hierarchies of powers and influence, such as global/local or centre/periphery, the volume draws attention instead to the role of the city, in particular, in producing, signifying and mediating music-making in the colonial and post-colonial Portuguese-speaking world. In considering the roles played by cities as hubs of cultural intersection, socialization, exchange and transformation; as sites of political intervention and contestation; and as homes to large concentrations of consumers, technologies and media, Rio de Janeiro necessarily figures prominently, given its historical importance as an international port at the centre of the Lusophone Atlantic world. The volume also gives attention to other urban centres, within Brazil and abroad, towards which musicians and musical traditions have migrated and converged – such as São Paulo, Lisbon and Madrid – where they have reinvented themselves; where notions of Brazilian and Lusophone identity have been reconfigured; and where independent, peripheral and underground scenes have contested the hegemony of the musical ‘mainstream’.


List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction, David Treece; Part 1 Colonial and Postcolonial Transnationalisms, Migrations and Diasporas; Chapter 1 The Cimboa and Cape Verdean Transcultural Heritage, Luiz Moretto; Chapter 2 Lundus , Street Organs, Music Boxes and the ‘Cachucha’: Early Nineteenth- Century Transatlantic Crossings between Europe and Rio de Janeiro, Martha Tupinamb á de Ulhôa; Chapter 3 Música caipira and Rooting, Ivan Vilela; Chapter 4 Lusofonia as Intervention: Postcolonial Intercultural Traffic in Lusophone Hip Hop Events, Bart Paul Vanspauwen; Chapter 5 ‘A Piece of Brazil in Lisbon’: Brazilian Musical Practices in the Portuguese Capital, Amanda Fernandes Guerreiro; Chapter 6 ‘Calentando la Ciudad’: Intimacy and Cosmopolitanism among Brazilian Musicians in Madrid, Gabril Dan Hoskin; Part 2 Relocating Rio de Janeiro; Chapter 7 Samba, Its Places and Its City, Cláudia Neiva de Matos; Chapter 8 Between Temple Yards and Hillsides: Rio de Janeiro’s Samba, Its Spaces, Humour and Identity, Fabiana Lopes da Cunha; Chapter 9 The Construction of a Canonical Space for Samba and Choro within the Brazilian Social Imaginary, Micael Herschmann and Felipe Trotta; Chapter 10 The National Arts Foundation and the Monumentalization of Rio de Janeiro’s Popular Music as National Heritage, Tânia da Costa Garcia; Chapter 11 Samba, Anti-Racism and Communitarian Politics in 1970s Rio de Janeiro: Candeia and the Quilombo Project, David Treece; Chapter 12 Samba, Pagode and Mediation: From Backyard to Disc, Waldir de Amorim Pinto; Part 3 Demetropolitanizing the Musical City: Other Scenes, Industries, Technologies; Chapter 13 Brazilian Post- Punk in the Catalogue of the Independent Record Company Baratos Afins, Marcia Tosta Dias; Chapter 14 M ú sica Pesada Brasileira: Sepultura and the Reinvention of Brazilian Sound, Jeder Silveira Janotti Junior; Chapter 15 Digital Culture, Music Video, and the Brazilian Peripheral Pop Music Scene, Simone Pereira de Sá; Chapter 16 An Introduction to the New Social Place of Brazilian Rap: The Work of Emicida, Daniela Vieira dos Santos; Chapter 17 Another Music in a Diff erent (and Unstable) Room: A Route through Underground Music Scenes in Contemporary Portuguese Society, Paula Guerra; Notes on Contributors; Notes; References; Index.

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Published 30 June 2020
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EAN13 9781785273865
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