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Rhythms of Resistance
African Musical Heritage in Brazil
Peter Fryer

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Maps
• List of Figures
• Preface
• Introduction: Challenge Singing and the Atlantic Cultural Triangle; The African Presence in Brazil; The African Cultural Heritage in Brazil; ‘Neo-African’ Music in Brazil; Acculturated Music in Brazil; The Sources of Brazil’s ‘Neo-African’ Music
• The Heritage of Nigeria and Benin: Music for Worship: African-Derived Religions in Brazil
• African-Brazilian Religious Music; Candomble and Carnival
• The Angolan Heritage: Capoeira and Berimbau: Training for Resistance; African Prototypes of the Berimbau; The Berimbau in Brazil
• The ‘Angola Warble’: Street Cries and Worksongs: The Cities; The Countryside; The Songs of the Miners
• Brazil’s Dramatic Dances: Lay Brotherhoods and dances Processions; Coronation Ceremonies; Palmares and the Quilombo; The Cucumbi, The Mocambique, Bumba-meu-boi and the Power of Satire; Cambinda:A Festival of Liberation
• Three Vanished Instruments: The Lamellophone (Marimba); The Pluriarc (Compound Bow-Lute); The Xylophone (Marimba)
• The African Dance Heritage: The African Dance Heritage: African Dance in Brazil; Batuque and Rural Samba
• Samba: The Word; Jongo and Caxambu; The Coco; The Calango
• Brazil’s Atlantic Dances: The Atlantic Dance Tradition; The Lundu: Brazil’s First National Dance; The Fofai That Came from Bahia; The Fado in Brazil
• The Emergence of Brazillian Popular Music: Brazil’s Slave Orchestras; How Brazilian Popular Music Arose; The Modinha and the sung Lundu; The African Heritage in Brazilian Popular Music
• Maxixe and modern Samba
• Appendix A: Continuity and Change in the Music of the Kondo-Angola Culture Area
• Appendix B: African Musical Instruments in Brazil
• Appendix C: The Brazilian Musical Heritage in Nigeria and Benin
• Appendix D: The Music and Dance of Cape Verde
• Appendix E: Relacao de fofa que veya angora da Bahia: Extract
• Discography
• Notes
• Index
• Maps: Sketch-map of Brazil; Sketch-map of the Atlantic Cultural Triangle
• List of Figures: A Xango dance in Pernambuco, c. 1634-41 as Seen by Zacharias Wagner; A Present-Day Candomble Ceremony in Brazil, with an Orchestra of Three Drums; Blocos Afro Bring their Assertive and Compelling Music on to the Salvador Streets at Carnival Time; Capoeira in the 1820’s; “The Blind Singer”; Present-day Capoeira; Coffee-carriers in Rio de Janiero in the 1840’s; ‘Festival of Our Lady of the Rosary, Patron Saint of Blacks’, c.1821-25; Black Dancers on a Pernambuco Sugar Plantation in the 1640s; The ‘Baducca’ as Dances in Sao Paulo, c. 1817-20; The ‘Danse Batuca’, c. 1821-25; The Lundu, Danced by a Black Couple, c. 1821-25; The Lundu, Danced by a White Couple, c.1821-1825; The Maxixe in Caricature

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