The Meanings of Music in Brazilian Culture
When: Fri 7 Sep 2012, 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Where: Conference Centre, British Library
Price: Free, booking recommended
In celebration of Brazil World Music Day and Brazilian Independence Day the Library is holding a public lecture on the meanings of music in Brazilian culture by David H. Treece, Camoens Professor of Portuguese, King’s College London. David Treece is author of the forthcoming book: Brazilian Jive - from Samba to Bossa and Rap (Reaktion).
The lecture will explore key symbolic ideas attributed to Brazilian music and its role in shaping popular images of the country.