Tag: Chico Buarque

Jun 07 2004

Nana Caymmi: Resposta ao Tempo

Timeless   She comes from one of the most traditional families in Brazilian music. Her father, the legendary Dorival Caymmi, is synonymous with the rich traditions of the state of Bahia and songs about the sea. The entire family is in the music business. Danilo Caymmi, in addition to a successful solo career, was also …

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Aug 05 2003

Maria Bethânia: Âmbar

Âmbar

Passionate Renditions   Released in Brazil in the fall of 1996, Maria Bethânia’s Âmbar received world-wide distribution through MetroBlue. This CD marked Bethânia’s 50th birthday and followed her two previous best-selling CDs and video production of a Canecão show in Rio. Âmbar brings Maria Bethânia Vianna Telles Veloso (Bethânia’s real name) doing what she does …

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Mar 14 2003

Brazilian Popular Music On DVD: A Review

Brazilian Popular Music on DVD: A Review   Just as the introduction of the CD revivified the recording industry, expanding the variety of recordings available and making newly available recordings that had been out of print, the introduction of the DVD has brought changes to video. The most important of these changes, at least for …

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