Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Portugal and Brazil (Book 1)

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Portugal and Brazil (Book 1)

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Portugal and Brazil (Book 1)

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Portugal and Brazil (Book 1)

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A collection of lullabies and nursery rhymes from Brazil and Portugal that invites children on an authentic musical journey to explore the strong cultural ties that bind the two countries. Traditional songs about everyday life, work and play, courtship and love, travel from Porto to Rio and Lisbon to Bahia. The fifteen traditional songs featured blend samba, modinha, fandago and bossa nova, and are performed by an ensemble of women, men and children. This uplifting and enchanting production, featuring several indigenous acoustic instruments, captures the convergence of rich and diverse styles. Lyrics are presented in Portuguese and translated into English, followed by notes on the Thorigin and cultural context of each song. The book includes a QR code to access the songs online.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782898360473
Publisher: The Secret Mountain
Publication date: 10/01/2023
Series: Digital Audio Edition
Edition description: Second edition
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 9.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Magdeleine Lerasle has been an early childhood educator and researcher specializing in teaching language to children for more than 30 years. She has worked in several countries outside of France, including Peru, Argentina and Brazil. Paul Mindy is a percussionist, singer, composer, and arranger who received the Georges Brassens Prize in recognition of his Brazilian music. He is the musical producer for "Songs from the Baobab" and "Songs in the Shade of the Flamboyant Tree." Aurélia Fronty is a painter, illustrator, amd textile artist. She studied at the école Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Duperré in Paris and used to work for top fashion labels (Christian Lacroix Maison, Fragonard). She has illustrated many children's books that have been translated in several languages.

Table of Contents

Playlist 1. Papagaio loiro (Golden parrot) BRAZIL, PORTUAL 2. O vendedor de agua (The water vendor) PORTUGAL 3. A janelinha fecha (The little window closes) BRAZIL 4. Boi, boi, boi (Bull, bull, bull) BRAZIL 5. Ô oliveira da serra (Olive tree in the mountain) PORTUGAL 6. Meu limao, meu limoneiro (My lemon, my lemon tree) BRAZIL 7. Minhoca, minhoca (Little worm) BRAZIL 8. Samba, Samba, Samba lê lê BRAZIL 9. Um, dois, feijao com arroz (One, two, beans and rice) BRAZIL 10. De abobora faz melao (From a pumpkin make us a melon) BRAZIL 11. Se essa rua fosse minha (If this street was mine) BRAZIL 12. Dedo mindinho (Here's the little one) PORTUGAL 13. Tao balalao PORTUGAL 14. Escravos de jo (Joe's slaves) BRAZIL 15. Fui no ltororo (I running off to Itororo) BRAZIL
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