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The Meanings of Music in Brazilian Culture

In celebration of Brazil World Music Day and Brazilian Independence Day, we held a public lecture on the meanings of music in Brazilian culture by David H. Treece, Camoens Professor of Portuguese, King’s College London. David Treece is author of the forthcoming book: Brazilian Jive - from Samba to Bossa and Rap (Reaktion). 

The podcast explores key symbolic ideas attributed to Brazilian music and its role in shaping popular images of the country.

MP3 file, 1 hr 9 mins 49 secs, 63.93 MB