In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural
movement known as Tropicalia. Music inspired by that movement is
today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new
listeners, however, make the connection between this music and the
circumstances surrounding its creation, the most violent and
repressive days of the military regime that governed Brazil from
1964 to 1985. With key manifestations in theater, cinema, visual... more...