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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brazilian Culture: Music

An introductory guide to library and online resources for Brazilian Culture.

Further Research

For more resources and research assistance concerning Brazilian music, please contact the Music and Performing Arts Library.

Listen Online

Brazilian World Music Day is an online effort to identify and catalog all the recordings of Brazilian Music throughout the world, and introduce you to ideas and music from this vibrant culture. It will remain active as an online resource to make this culturally significant body of work readily available to people around the globe for study and enjoyment.

Check out the Television & Radio page for more resources, including links to streaming Brazilian music online.

Passado Musical - Digital collection of over 8,000 songs from the music recordings collection at the National Library of Brazil, ranging from the early 20th century to today.

Lyrics Training - Improve your foreign language skills by watching music videos and playing the lyrics games.