Music in Copacabana & Leme


Musicale has a small but well-curated selection of used CDs (and a few new titles), most of which cost under R$35. Albums run the gamut between samba, MPB and regional sounds, and there's American and British rock a…
Music in Centro & Cinelândia

Casa Oliveira

One of several excellent music shops on Rua da Carioca, Casa Oliveira sells all the pieces that make up the rhythm section of Carnaval baterias (percussion sections). Unique souvenirs for the musically minded includ…
Music in Flamengo & Around

Maracatu Brasil

You can't miss the lime-green building that houses this small percussion store and workshop. Inside, you can buy an afoxê (a gourd shaker with beads strung around it), conga and bongo drums, tambourines and other Br…
Music in Ipanema & Leblon

Toca do Vinícius

Bossa nova fans shouldn't miss this store. In addition to its ample CD and vinyl selection (starting at R$40) of contemporary and old performers, it also sells music scores and composition books. Around the store yo…
Music in Copacabana & Leme

Bossa Nova & Companhia

Here you'll find a decent assortment of bossa, choro and samba CDs and LPs, as well as musical instruments, coffee-table books, sheet music and biographies of top Brazilian composers.