Category: Classical


  1. Sexualized as a caricatured commercial commodity yet also strangely neutered as an ethnic "other" in Technicolor motion pictures, Carmen Miranda did as much as Xavier Cugat to popularize Latin American music in the U.S.A. during the s. Born in Portugal, raised in Rio de Janeiro, Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha became popular in Brazil during the s as a cabaret singer, recording artist.
  2. This CD gives us twenty-three numbers performed by the great Carmen Miranda during the s--and a few from later on up to that you probably won't get on a more mainstream Carmen Miranda CD. These songs include her first test track for recording on the Victor label, "Pra Voce Gostar De Mim (Tai)," and several relatively obscure tunes/5(2).
  3. The music of Brazil encompasses various regional musical styles influenced by African, European and Amerindian forms. Brazilian music developed some unique and original styles such as forró, repente, coco de roda, axé, sertanejo, samba, bossa nova, MPB, música nativista, pagode, tropicália, choro, maracatu, embolada (coco de repente), frevo, brega, modinha and Brazilian versions of foreign.
  4. Even her U.S. recordings were often backed by a terrific guitars-and-percussion group, and she was a major Brazilian star of the s. Some of her early output was very à la French cabaret, but this CD brings together a bunch of her samba material, and outstanding it is, too.9/
  5. Nov 20,  · Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Camisa Listrada · Carmen Miranda · Grupo da Odeon The Music of Brazil / Carmen Miranda, Volume 1 / Recordings - .
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Brazilian Recordings on Discogs. Label: Harlequin - HQ CD 33 • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Latin • Style: Samba, Batucada, Rumba, Choro, Marcha Carnavalesca Carmen Miranda ‎– The Brazilian Recordings Label: Harlequin ‎– HQ 4/5(3).
  7. Dec 09,  · Over 60 years have passed since Carmen Miranda’s tragic, untimely death at the age of 46, but the so-called Brazilian Bombshell’s iconic image continues reverberating through our cultural.
  8. Artist Album. "Carmen Miranda: The Brazilian Bombshell" Live recordings from personal appearance & soundtrack, with Bando da Lua. (CD/Legend CD (ALB).) (Album Note). From: Show Music on Record by Jack Raymond.
  9. Carmen Miranda’s rise to stardom in Brazil as a popular singer, radio and recording artist, and later film actress, from the late s to her departure to the United States in , came at an auspicious period of greater cultural racial integration that ultimately brought samba to reign as Brazil’s national rhythm.

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