Tag: Edu Lobo

Dec 09 2014

Edu Lobo: 70 Anos

Edu Lobo 70 Anos

The Perfect Birthday Party What to do on your birthday when you get 70? Why not do a concert with some of your good friends in one of Brazil’s most beautiful venues? Of course, such a celebration isn’t given to many people, but things get easier when you’re an icon in the Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) …

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Nov 12 2013

Mario Adnet: Um Olhar Sobre Villa-Lobos

Um Olhar Sobre Villa-Lobos

The Birth of Brazilian Contemporary Music   Composer, maestro and cellist Heitor Villa-Lobos (Rio de Janeiro, 1887-1959) is internationally known as Brazil’s most important composer. Ethnomusicologist Gerard Béhague described Villa-Lobos as “the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music.” He was a contemporary of other stellar Brazilian artists, including Eduardo das Neves, Ernesto Nazareth, …

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Apr 06 2008

Mauro Senise: Casa Forte

Casa Forte

Honoring the Music of Edu Lobo   Mauro Senise is one of Brazil’s settled names in instrumental music. The saxophonist (alto and soprano)/ flutist from Rio de Janeiro (1950) has an impressive career which even seems to get more impressive with every CD he releases. It all dates back to his early twenties, when Mauro …

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Jul 05 2005

Marianna Leporace & Sheila Zagury: São Bonitas as Canções

São Bonitas as Canções

Chico Buarque & Edu Lobo’s Beautiful Songs   The first time I heard Chico Buarque and Edu Lobo’s soundtrack O Grande Circo Místico I liked it a lot, but I could not really put into words what it was that attracted me so much to those songs. Naturally, besides being Chico and Edu’s music, the …

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