Tag Archive: Miúcha

Aug 16 2014

Simone Guimarães: Clarice

Blending Literature and Music Clarice Lispector (December 10, 1920 – December 9, 1977) was a writer who revolutionized Brazilian literature with her innovative books, short stories and chronicles in Brazilian newspapers. Born in Ukraine, Clarice moved to Brazil at a very young age and lived in Recife (Pernambuco, in northeast Brazil) at first. Later in …

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Aug 26 2013

Antonio Carlos Jobim: Urubu

Timeless Jobim   Some albums seem to have a profound influence in our lives for not specific reason other than the beauty of the music we hear. I have asked myself why Jobim‘s Urubu is an album I listen to from time to time. Is it his voice? Is it the music or lyrics? Could it …

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Jun 01 2007

Lourdes Ábido: Golfinho/Gaivota

Poetical Notes   Rio de Janeiro poet, composer and singer Lourdes Ábido is a rare name in the Brazilian musical scene. With a strong academic background in Brazilian, Portuguese and French literatures, she also has a personal interest in philosophy. As for her musical education, she studied with Chiquita França (piano) Egberto Gismonti (guitar) and …

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Jun 01 2007

Lourdes Ábido Fala Sobre Golfinho/Gaivota

Notas Poéticas   Ao ouvir Golfinho Gaivota, eu fiquei curioso para entender melhor a idéia da compositora sobre cada música. Então eu pedi a Lourdes Ábido para falar sobre as harmonias, melodias, letras e canções no álbum. Aqui está o que ela escreveu.           A ERA DO VAZIO – Fiz essa música …

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Mar 16 2004

Various Artists: comPasso Samba & Choro

Good Samba & Choro Samplers   One of the most frequent questions I hear when people are trying to buy their first Brazilian CD is what album I would recommend for someone not yet very familiar with Brazilian music. Choosing one album to best represent the wide range of Brazilian musical styles is a difficult …

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