Tag Archive: Simone Guimarães

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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Sep 24 2013

André Mehmari: Canteiro

A Bountiful Garden!   Here is one artist who is comfortable in any genre. André Mehmari has recorded with choro mandolin master Hamilton de Holanda (check out their latest collaboration, GismontiPascoal), jazz clarinetist Gabriele Mirabassi (the beautiful Miramari) and partnered with vocalist Ná Ozzetti for an inspired piano/voice release (Piano e Voz). Keeping in line with those releases, I feature here Canteiro. …

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Feb 12 2011

Simone Guimarães: Cândidos – Simone Guimarães Canta Isaac Cândido

  A Fountain of Songs      I do not know how many times I have read about some Brazilian performers complaining about the lack of good and original music for new albums. As a result of that, we have half a dozen or more releases that focus on Chico Buarque, Tom Jobim, Dorival Caymmi and …

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Dec 03 2010

Um Natal Brasileiro

Um Natal Brasileiro (A Brazilian Christmas)     Here are the songs played in the podcast. Introduction: Poesia e Amor – Cristina Braga Feliz Natal – Clássicos Natalinos em Harpa (Visom VICD 00097, 1997) Natal das Crianças – Simone 25 de Dezembro (Mercury PolyGram M528948 – 2, 1995) Recadinho de Papel Noel – Carmen Miranda Feliz …

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Mar 12 2010

Cristina Saraiva, Etel Frota, Simone Guimarães, Socorro Lira: Compositoras, Vol. 1

  Wealth of Songs     Why is it that Brazil is well known for its strong female performers but little notice is given to its female songwriters? In most discussions of Brazilian music we often hear the names of Elis Regina, Nara Leão, Maria Bethânia, Gal Costa, Simone, Marisa Monte, Clara Nunes among some …

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