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ACADEMIA BRASILEIRA DE MÚSICA, RIO DE JANEIRO

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO


Street Address:

Rua da Lapa 120, 12º andar, Rio de Janeiro, 20021-180 RJ, Brasil

Fax:

+55 21 2292 5845


Program:

Program

Details:

Programs on all aspects of Brazilian music in both classical and popular styles. Studies in performance, composition, music history and styles.


Institution Notes:

Founded in 1945 by Heitor Villa-Lobos, the main objective of this not-for-profit school is to train musicians and adherents by using Brazilian music in both classical and popular styles as the main material of study, thus aiming to rediscover for its supporters the musical traditions of Brazil. The Academy produces its own didactic material and issues a quarterly magazine ‘Brasiliana’. There is a Centre for research and discussion of Brazilian music and an archive of documents on Brazilian music. A number of CDs and publications have been issued, treating such topics as the Brazilian mandolin, the Brazilian guitar, aspects of Brazilian rhythm for percussion instruments. There is an extensive library of chamber and orchestral music available for hire.


Last Updated:

June 2020