Bossa Nova and the Brazilian middle class | Brasil Brasil

Bossa Nova, meaning 'New Wave', reflected the new-found optimism inside Brazil during the 1950s and appealed to Brazil's growing urban middle classes.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'08''
  • Broadcast year: 2007
Curriculum Connection
  • Music | World Music Traditions | Samba

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Brasil Brasil
  • Episode: From Samba to Bossa