Brasil: A Century of Song

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Mark Schwartz
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 ...
See more details below
This CD is Not Available through BN.com

Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Mark Schwartz
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
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/17/1995
  • Label: Blue Jackel Ent.
  • UPC: 600065500028
  • Catalog Number: 5000

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 A Felicidade (2:54)
  2. 2 O Orvalho Vem Caindo - Sergio Batera (5:54)
  3. 3 So Quero Ver (2:57)
  4. 4 Dindi (2:50)
  5. 5 Desacato (3:41)
  6. 6 Ela Desatinou (3:10)
  7. 7 Canto de Ossanha - Vinicius (2:50)
  8. 8 Quando Eu Penso Na Bahia (2:57)
  9. 9 Pedro Pedreiro (2:41)
  10. 10 Aqui, Oh! (5:00)
  11. 11 Oh What a Sight (3:12)
  12. 12 Finale: Berimbau/Cuica/Cavaquinho/Tristeza - Jorge Arena (7:57)
  13. 13 Pescador - Baden Powell (9:22)
  14. 14 Rapaz de Bem (3:22)
  15. 15 Vrap (3:44)
  16. 16 Rio (3:08)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Gira, Girou (3:42)
  2. 2 Cade O Boi (2:55)
  3. 3 E d' Oxum/La Aguiba Oxum Aura Olu Adupe (5:25)
  4. 4 Ilu Aye (3:30)
  5. 5 Coisinha Do Pai (3:02)
  6. 6 Jacaré Sumiu (3:12)
  7. 7 Cravo É Canela (2:31)
  8. 8 Povo da Raça Brasil (2:56)
  9. 9 O Dia Que O Sol Declarou O Sue Amor Pela Terra (3:45)
  10. 10 Clareou (5:29)
  11. 11 Nego Maluco (4:24)
  12. 12 Feminina - Joyce (3:25)
  13. 13 Esta Melodia (6:47)
  14. 14 Swing Da Cor (3:38)
  15. 15 Bragada (3:20)
  16. 16 Canavial/Chuva Danada (3:48)
  17. 17 Vera Cruz (6:35)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Batuques de Samba/Bahia Pegou/Licuri/Varanda Boa (2:08)
  2. 2 Cenarios (2:53)
  3. 3 Brasil Berco Dos Imigrantes (3:34)
  4. 4 Cerca de Bakel - Ile Aiye (2:44)
  5. 5 Criacao Do Mundo Na Tradicao Nago - G.R.E.S. Unidos De Vila Isabel (4:46)
  6. 6 Minha Infancia - Movimento De Compositores Da Baixada Fluminense (3:03)
  7. 7 O Amanhã (4:06)
  8. 8 Fui Condenado (2:44)
  9. 9 LLendas Do Abaeté (3:09)
  10. 10 Nao Posso Viver Sem Ela (2:43)
  11. 11 Macunaima (4:19)
  12. 12 Contos de Areia (3:27)
  13. 13 Reggae Sem O Peter (3:52)
  14. 14 Onde Canta O Sabia (3:45)
  15. 15 Sonho de Um Sonho (4:07)
  16. 16 A Batucada Dos Nossos Tantas - Fundo de Quintal (3:20)
  17. 17 O Canto Da Razao (3:25)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Ells Diz Que Tem (2:45)
  2. 2 Deixa Esta Mulher Sofrer - Com Fon-Fon e Sua Orchestra (2:54)
  3. 3 Yao (3:43)
  4. 4 Fica Mais Um Pouco, Amor (3:47)
  5. 5 Candomble-1976 (3:12)
  6. 6 Okolofe (4:16)
  7. 7 Gente Que Vem de Lisboa/Peixinhos Do Mar (3:10)
  8. 8 Berimba (9:02)
  9. 9 Noites Cariocas (5:42)
  10. 10 Samba Da Viola-1976 (2:00)
  11. 11 Ciranda Do Norte-DP (6:23)
  12. 12 Vira E Mexe (2:46)
  13. 13 Pega Fogo, Coracao (3:17)
  14. 14 Estrela Miuda (3:01)
  15. 15 Semba - Zeze Motta (4:17)
Read More Show Less

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
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
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously