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By Lorraine Leu

Brazilian well known track, or M?sica renowned Brasileira (MPB), constructed within the mid Sixties as a reaction to the re-thinking of Brazilian nationwide identification following the institution of the post-1964 army regime. a number one determine in MPB at the present was once Caetano Veloso, and it really is his tune and its reception that shape the focal point of this e-book. a pace-setter of the Tropicalist circulation, Veloso sought to start up a serious debate on Brazilian well known tune and the political and ideological foundations which underpinned its aesthetic. Lorraine Leu examines Veloso's musical and vocal kinds, revealing the ways that they play with conventional expectancies among the performer and listener, and argues that they signify an enormous reaction to the critical censorship and repression of the army regime.

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