Tag Archive: Silvia Contursi

Aug 04 2003

Marcelo Sandmann & Benito Rodriguez with Silvia Contursi: Cantos Da Palavra

Magnificent!   I often think that what makes a song Brazilian goes beyond melody, instrumentation, and rhythm. There is also that special Brazilian way, the jeitinho brasileiro, to capture music and make it distinctly Brazilian. Furthermore, there are lyrics. Yes, words in Brazilian music are as important as everything else. Take, for example, Cantos da …

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