Brazilian Popular Music Bibliography


Brazilian Popular Music History and Performance Practice
Professor Cliff Korman


Appleby, David P. The Music of Brazil (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press,1983)

Cancado, Tania Mara Lopes. An Investigation of West African and Haitian Rhythms on the Development of Syncopation in Cuban Habanera, Brazilian Tango/Choro, and American Ragtime, 1791-1900 (unpublished doctoral thesis, Shenandoah University, 1999)

Garcia, Thomas George Caracas. The Brazilian Choro: Music, Politics, and Performance (unpublished doctoral thesis, Duke University, 1997)

Livingston, Tamara Elena. Choro and Music Revivalism in Rio de Janeiro, 1973-1995 (unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)

Livingston-Isenhour, Tamara Elena and Thomas George Caracas Garcia, Choro: A Social History of a Brazilian Popular Music (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2005)

McCann, Bryan. Hello, Hello Brasil: Popular Music in the Making of Modern Brasil. (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004.)

McGowan, Chris and Pessanha, Ricardo. The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil. (New York: Billboard Press, 1991.)

Roberts, John Storm. Black Music of Two Worlds: African, Caribbean, Latin, and African-American Traditions (New York: Schirmer Books, 1998)

Roberts, John Storm. The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States (Oxford University Press, New York, 1999 [second edition])

Schreiner, Claus. Música Brasileira: A History of Popular Music and the People of Brazil, New York: Marion Boyars Publishers Inc., 1993.

Starr, S. Frederick. Louis Moreau Gottschalk. (Chicago:University of Illinois Press, 2000, 1995)


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