Tuesday, June 11, 2013

YouTube Pick of the Week #5: Brasil, Brasil (2007) - Episode 1: From Samba to Bossa Nova

Here is a very informative documentary produced by The BBC. Covering cultural, economic and historic aspects of Brazilian culture, this program traces the origins of Brazilian music back to the 19th century and covers some of the major figures, cultural and political, that contributed to make Brazilian music an international phenomenon, something that did not happen overnight.

Many celebrities contribute to the show, including PeléBebel GilbertoCaetano VelosoCarlos Lyra, Roberto MenescalElza SoaresJaques Morelenbaum, among others, talking about various influential artists including Pixinguinha (Check show # 4), João Gilberto (Check Show #9), Tom Jobim (Check Show #20), among others.  Warning: This Program contains some nudity.

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