Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 47: Folk Music of Brazil


Get ready for a musical adventure as Episode #47 of Busy Kids Love Music Podcast kicks off our special summer series – Around the World with Busy Kids Love Music! 🎶

Pack your musical bags and grab your passport because we’re taking you on a global journey to explore the vibrant and diverse world of folk music! In each episode of this special series, we’ll transport you to a new destination, unraveling the rich folk traditions that define different corners of the globe. And the best part? You can collect stamps for your very own musical passport as you travel with me! 🌏

First Stop: Brazil! Unveiling the Folk Music of a Lively Nation

Episode #47 dives into the heart of Brazil, a country with a complex history and a mix of cultures that has shaped its rich musical heritage. Discover the definition of folk music and explore the rhythms and instrumentation that make Brazilian folk music so captivating. From Maracatu to Capoeira, we’ll unravel the diverse sounds that echo through the vibrant streets of Brazil.

🎶 Your Musical Passport: Download, Collect, and Explore!

Don’t forget to grab your musical passport and episode stamp! With each episode, you’ll not only learn about the incredible artists, cultures, and communities that contribute to folk music but also collect a stamp to mark your journey around the world. Ready to add the first stamp from Brazil to your musical passport?

🕺 The Rhythm of Brazil: Maracatu and Capoeira Music Unveiled

As we delve into Brazilian folk music, Episode #47 explores the vibrant rhythms of Maracatu and the soulful sounds of Capoeira music. Learn how these genres reflect the unique cultural fusion that defines Brazil’s musical landscape and experience the infectious energy that makes Brazilian folk music truly exceptional.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Print the Passport

Print Your Brazil Stamp

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Brejeiro – Brazilian Folk Song – YouTube

Afro-Brazilian Street Band in Salvador, Brazil – YouTube

Capoeira Music – YouTube

Evolução de Bateria – Maracatu Estrela Brilhante do Recife – YouTube

Mas, que Nada | Live in Brazil | Playing For Change – YouTube


Music Listening Schedule for Episode 47

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with fun selections of Brazilian folk music and dancing. Check it out here.

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