The Origins of Samba | Brasil Brasil

Samba was born on the northeastern coast of Brazil. Its famous rhythms were developed from percussion styles used in Candomble, an African-influenced religion which was banned during the slave era.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2007
Curriculum Connection
  • Music | World Music Traditions | Samba

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