The first book in English to explore Brazilian choro.
2. Race, Class, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Music: The Modinha, the Lundu, and the Maxixe
3. The Roda de Choro: Heart and Soul of Choro
4. From the Plantation to the City: The Rise and Development of Early Choro in Rio de Janeiro (1870-1920)
5. From the Terno to the Regional: The Professionalization of Choro
6. The Velha Guarda in the New Brazil: Choro in the 1950s and 1960s
7. The Choro Revival
8. Contemporary Choro
9. Choro and the Brazilian Classical Tradition
Select Discography of Choro Recordings
Tamara Elena Livingston-Isenhour is University Archivist for Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Thomas George Caracas Garcia is Assistant Professor of ethnomusicology and Latin American Studies at Miami University of Ohio.
"... a welcome addition to the literature on the history of Brazilian popular music available in English, adding valuable information and insights regarding this ongoing lively musical conversation.Volume 29, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2008"-- Daniel Sharp * College of William and Mary *
"[This] book will serve as a reference source for choro, and no doubt will spark interest and future research in this important genre."* Journal of the Society for American Music *