Tag: Maria do Céu

Mar 07 2006

Maria Do Céu: Ceará de Choro e Valsa

Ceará de Choro e Valsa

Pure Art    Nearly five years ago, Maria do Céu released Choros do Ceará, a captivating album with music by Cearense composer Francisco Soares de Souza (Quixadá, CE, 1907 – Fortaleza, CE, 1986). Finding Souza’s music was one of those fortunate occurrences for Maria do Céu and a special treat for choro and guitar lovers. …

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Oct 07 2004

Maria Do Céu: Choros Do Ceará

Choros do Ceará

  Northeastern Choros: Classic Meets Folklore     Until 2000, the work of Francisco Soares de Souza (1905-1986) had been more admired outside of Brazil, particularly in Europe, where an album with some of his choros, waltzes and preludes was released in 1996. Thanks to his nephew’s efforts and a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist, Souza’s music …

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Mar 07 2004

Maria do Céu

Maria do Céu

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Maria do Céu is an accomplished guitarist who started her professional career with the Orquestra de Violões do Rio de Janeiro.   Choros do Ceará (2000) Ceará de Choro e Valsa (2005)