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With The Olympics Underway In Rio, A Look At Brazilian Music11:07
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Milton Nascimento gives the audience a taste of Brazilian music at the Montreux Jazz Festival. (Keystone/Getty Images)
Milton Nascimento gives the audience a taste of Brazilian music at the Montreux Jazz Festival. (Keystone/Getty Images)
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Gisele Bündchen's stroll down the opening ceremony runway at the Rio Olympics sent "The Girl From Ipanema" to the top of the iTunes charts.

Here & Now's Robin Young takes a musical tour through Brazil with Betto Arcos, host of the podcast “The Cosmic Barrio.” He includes classic samba and bossa nova selections, and a couple of new artists as well.

Music From The Segment

Astrud Gilberto, João Gilberto & Stan Getz, "The Girl From Ipanema"

Milton Nascimento, "Maria Maria"

Jamelão, "Recordações do Rio Antigo" ("Remembrances of Old Rio")

Quarteto Em Cy, "Canto De Ossanha" ("Song to Ossanha")

Chico Buarque, "O Meu Guri" ("My Little Boy")

Luiz Gonzaga "Asa Branca" ("White Dove")

Opala, "Maracajaiçu"

Abayomi Afrobeat Orquestra (feat. Otto), "Mundo sem Memoria" ("World without Memory")

João Gilberto, "Triste" ("Sad")

Milton Nascimento, "Paixao e Fe"

Milton Nascimento, "Clube da Esquina 2" (Full Album)

Guest

Betto Arcos, host of the podcast “The Cosmic Barrio.” He tweets @ArcosBetto.

This segment aired on August 12, 2016.

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