Tag: Nós Quatro

Jun 01 2007

Lourdes Ábido: Golfinho/Gaivota

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

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 04 2006

Márcio Lott: EmCantos Geraes

EmCantos Geraes

At Last!   Some things are worth waiting for almost a lifetime. EmCantos Geraes is a perfect example. With a repertoire rich with the Minas Gerais musical tradition, this album deserves wider recognition. Recorded in the historical Estúdio Maestro Alceo Bocchino, at Radio MEC (Ministry of Education and Culture), EmCantos Geraes was the first production …

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Aug 07 2004

Nós Quatro: Nós Quatro

Nós Quatro

A Sure Pleaser   I have always been a fan of Brazilian vocal groups. In the 1970s, names such as Quarteto em Cy and MPB-4 were common household names. Their tight harmonies and sometimes exquisite multi-layered vocal arrangements were captivating to say the least. Times have certainly changed, but the tradition has not disappeared. A …

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