Dorival Caymmi and Samba-canção | Brasil Brasil

Unlike other forms of samba, samba-canção could be sung by individuals, as well as massed bands. Dorival Caymmi became samba's first celebrated solo singer-songwriter.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'30''
  • 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