Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The BerimbauSoul of Brazilian Music$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eric A. Galm

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604734058

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 19 November 2017

Creation Myths

Creation Myths

Chapter:
(p.116) Chapter 5 Creation Myths
Source:
The Berimbau
Author(s):

Eric A. Galm

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0006

This chapter begins with an overview of Brazilian art music. It then discusses how African-derived thematic material has been used in the genre since the late 1800s; Ganguzama, the first symphonic work that incorporated the berimbau; percussionist and composer Luiz D’Anunciação’s development of berimbau notation and the emergence of percussion-based art music in Brazil; and a contemporary vanguarda composition for berimbau and prerecorded tape by Luiz Augusto (Tim) Rescala.

Keywords:   Brazilian art music, Ganguzama, berimbau, Luiz D’Anunciação, Luiz Augusto Rescala

University Press of Mississippi requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.