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Afrocentric Themes of Resistance

Afrocentric Themes of Resistance

Chapter:
(p.65) Chapter 3 Afrocentric Themes of Resistance
Source:
The Berimbau
Author(s):
Eric A. Galm
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0004

This chapter continues the chronological study of the berimbau’s transformation in Brazilian popular music. It focuses on the fusion of musical genres, and how the berimbau as a metaphor has transformed from a symbol of capoeira to one of blackness, resistance, and change.

Keywords:   berimbau, Brazilian popular music, capoeira

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