MUNM 258: Music of Latin America

culture-specific resources

Argentina


Books @ IC


Recordings @ IC

DVDs @ IC

Astor Piazzolla at the Montreal Jazz Fest (1984)


Brazil



Books @ IC


Recordings @ IC

DVDs @ IC
Choro group at the Long Beach Brazilian Festival



Find more videos on the musics of Africa
& the Caribbean from Smithsonian Folkways

Cuban & Afro-Cuban Musics



Books @ IC


Recordings @ IC

Videos @ IC

Drums Used in the
Plena



Find more videos on the musics of Africa
& the Caribbean from Smithsonian Folkways

Latin Music USA

Fantastic PBS series that "celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues"

Latin American Resources

Need a broad overview of Latin American Music? Try these more general resources at the IC Library:

Listen Online!

We've made some specialized playlists for you in the Smithsonian Global Sound (SGS) database:
(requires IC Netpass login)  Or, search SGS for music from a geographic location

Contact Us

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Music Librarian
(607) 274-3887