Le Monde Musical de Baden Powell

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
When it was originally released in 1964, this set of music was a bit of a hit, selling over 100,000 copies. Brazilian guitarist-composer Baden Powell was working regularly in France at the time and he is joined on various selections by a French rhythm section and an orchestra. There are also some unaccompanied guitar solos. Listened to over four decades later, much of the music comes across as being overly sweet, safe and sleepy. Powell plays well enough, but the lack of mood variation and the unimaginative arrangements are unfortunate. Since the guitarist rarely gets beyond the melody, the overall results are pleasant background music, nice but predictable. [Universal ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
When it was originally released in 1964, this set of music was a bit of a hit, selling over 100,000 copies. Brazilian guitarist-composer Baden Powell was working regularly in France at the time and he is joined on various selections by a French rhythm section and an orchestra. There are also some unaccompanied guitar solos. Listened to over four decades later, much of the music comes across as being overly sweet, safe and sleepy. Powell plays well enough, but the lack of mood variation and the unimaginative arrangements are unfortunate. Since the guitarist rarely gets beyond the melody, the overall results are pleasant background music, nice but predictable. [Universal reissued Le Monde Musical de Baden Powell on CD in 2005.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/30/2007
  • Label: Sunny Side
  • UPC: 016728305624
  • Catalog Number: 3056
  • Sales rank: 133,250

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dève Ser Amor (3:54)
  2. 2 Chorô Para Metronome (3:00)
  3. 3 Adágio (3:07)
  4. 4 Berimbau (3:03)
  5. 5 Samba Em Prelúdio (3:30)
  6. 6 Chanson d'Hiver (2:27)
  7. 7 Samba Triste (3:33)
  8. 8 Berceuse à Jussara (2:37)
  9. 9 Prélude (2:54)
  10. 10 Euridice (3:05)
  11. 11 Bachiana (4:10)
  12. 12 Garota de Ipanema (2:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Baden Powell Primary Artist, Guitar
Arthur Motta Drums
Paul Mauriat & His Orchestra Accompaniment
Silvio Silveira Percussion
Alphonse Masselier Double Bass
Technical Credits
Tomaso Albinoni Composer
Baden Powell Arranger, Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Jacques Lubin Director
Dominique Dreyfus Liner Notes
Billy Blanco Composer
Martin Davies translation
Christophe Henault Mastering
François Lê Xuân Reissue Preparation
Alexis Frenkel Mastering
Bruno Guermonprez Reissue Preparation
Liliane Meynard Art Direction
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