THE BRAZILIAN SOUND : SAMBA, BOSSA NOVA, AND THE POPULAR MUSIC OF BRAZIL.
McGowan, Chris; Ricardo Pessanha.
New York: Billboard Books, 1991. Octavo, wraps, 215 p., b/w illus, photos, maps, music, glossary, bibl., discography, index. Used; Like New Paperback 0823076733 "Perhaps the best survey in English of Brazilian popular music. Covers from 19th-century genres such as modinhas up to 1980s Brazilian rock. Includes invaluable descriptions of styles, musical instruments, and short biographical data on composers and singers." (Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.) (Item ID: 134908)