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The Girl From Ipanema is a far weirder song than you thought

Brazilian bossa nova isn't elevator music, it's actually really intensely complicated! Let's find out why! Get CuriosityStream AND Nebula for less than $15 per year (26% off!) https://curiositystream.com/adamneely

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Thanks to Martina da Silva for being the voice of the Girl from Ipanema!
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0:00 Introduction
2:42 A brief history of Bossa Nova
8:35 Melodic sequences
13:25 The Blues countermelody
17:43 Harmony and ambiguity
24:29 Bridge comparison Ribeiro vs. Gilberto
27:25 Context and poetic deletion

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