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Brasil: A Century of Song
     

Brasil: A Century of Song

 
This four-CD brick is an indispensable block of Brazilian music history. Sixty-two tracks trace some of the most sophisticated pop music in the world from its folkloric African and Amerindian sources through to today's biggest pop stars. The first disc, FOLK & TRADITIONAL, begins with that archetype of yesteryear, Carmen Miranda, and continues through a dizzying

Overview

This four-CD brick is an indispensable block of Brazilian music history. Sixty-two tracks trace some of the most sophisticated pop music in the world from its folkloric African and Amerindian sources through to today's biggest pop stars. The first disc, FOLK & TRADITIONAL, begins with that archetype of yesteryear, Carmen Miranda, and continues through a dizzying selection of regional styles and vintage Brazilian song. The ineffable mix of melancholia and buoyant rhythm that characterizes Brazil's sound is evident from these earliest recordings. CARNAVAL presents the relentless percussive heart of samba as interpreted by the '70s and '80s samba schools. BOSSA NOVA ERA is the counterpoint, focusing on the gossamer jazz-inflected tones of the "new wave." The many-faceted MPB-Musica Popular Brasileira disc presents stars such as Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Daniela Mercury making the most of the forms amply demonstrated on the three preceding CDs. Five hours of music when it's all said and done, this deeply satisfying set is a trusty guide to a vast musical frontie

Product Details

Release Date:
10/17/1995
Label:
Blue Jackel Ent.
UPC:
0600065500028
catalogNumber:
5000

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Alcione   Track Performer
Leny Andrade   Track Performer
Jorge Ben   Track Performer
Gal Costa   Track Performer
Ivan Lins   Track Performer
Edú Lobo   Track Performer
Milton Nascimento   Track Performer
Beth Carvalho   Track Performer
João Gilberto   Track Performer
Toninho Horta   Track Performer
Marisa Monte   Track Performer
Toquinho   Track Performer
J.T. Meirelles   Track Performer
Sylvia Telles   Track Performer
Clara Nunes   Track Performer
Simone   Track Performer
Paulinho da Viola   Track Performer
Salvador   Track Performer
Olodum   Track Performer
Quarteto Negro   Track Performer
Martinho da Vila   Track Performer
Luiz Gonzaga   Track Performer
Neguinho Da Beija-Flor   Track Performer
Daniela Mercury   Track Performer
Carmen Miranda   Track Performer
Baden Powell   Track Performer
Chico Batera   Track Performer
Oscar Castro-Neves   Track Performer
Djalma Corrèa   Track Performer
Jorge Degas   Track Performer
Raizes Do Pelo   Track Performer
Tony Mola   Track Performer
Geraldo Azevedo   Track Performer
Grupo Fundo de Quintal   Track Performer
Ary Barroso   Track Performer
Elizeth Cardoso   Track Performer
Cartola   Track Performer
Grupo Familiar   Track Performer
Leila Pinheiro   Track Performer
Quarteto em Cy   Track Performer
Chico Buarque de Hollanda   Track Performer
Tavinho Moura   Track Performer
Papete   Track Performer
Zeze Motta   Track Performer
Old Guard of Portela   Track Performer
Robert Ribairo   Track Performer
Adoniran Barbosa   Track Performer
Rosinha de Valença   Track Performer
João Do Vale   Track Performer
Aroldo Melodia   Track Performer
Wilson Moreira   Track Performer
Jorge Arena   Track Performer
Unidos de Vila Isabel   Track Performer
Xavantinho   Track Performer
Jocafi   Track Performer
Antônio Carlos   Track Performer
Ciro Monteiro   Track Performer
G.R.E.S. Unidos De Vila Isabel   Track Performer
Sergio Batera   Track Performer
Imperio Sertano   Track Performer
Beijo-Coralusp Groupo   Track Performer
Orquestra Brasilia   Track Performer
G.R.E.S. Imperio Serrano   Track Performer
Grupo Art Popular   Track Performer
Silvinho Da Portela   Track Performer
Genaro Da Bahia   Track Performer
Movimento De Compositores Da Baixada Fluminense   Track Performer
Com Fon-Fon e Sua Orchestra   Track Performer
Ile Aiye   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Fred Kelly   Producer
Jack ONeil   Producer

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