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Born of Carnival, Forro Is Now Played Around the Year

World music commentator Milo Miles tells us about the Brazilian music called forro, which is a ragtag, party style based around the accordion.


Other segments from the episode on May 29, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 29, 1991: Interview with Minnie Bruce Pratt; Commentary on forro music; Interview with Alex Chilton; Review of Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer's book "It…


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