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Dec 03 2010

Um Natal De Samba

Um Natal de Samba

Christmas Sambas   It is December. In Brazil this is the time widely known as Christmas time or período natalino (politically correct or not!). However, contrary to the snow covered landscapes one tends to associate with Christmas, it is summer time in the southern hemisphere. Scorching temperatures go along with lively music — sambas — …

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Sep 07 2005

Nilze Carvalho: Estava Faltando Você

The Missing Link   When Elis Regina died in 1982, a void was left in Brazilian music. A year after her death, another great Brazilian performer left us: Clara Nunes (Minas Gerais, 1942 – Rio de Janeiro, 1983). She was one of Brazil’s greatest samba performers who left an incredible body of work with her …

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