Music

Bertolt Brecht

Brecht’s Legacy Lives on Brazilian Stage, Movies and Beyond

The significance of Bertolt Brecht’s groundbreaking theories from the twenties and thirties on the ...

Brazilian singer Gal Costa

The Brazilian Songs You Must Have on Your Ipod and Desert Island

Years ago I used to listen to a BBC radio programme called "Desert Island ...

2006, the Year MPB Found a Public Beyond the Brazilian Circuit

2006 was a very positive year for Brazilian musicians and the MPB (Brazilian Popular ...

Brazil’s Number 1 Songbook Reviser Loves His Thankless Job

Ricardo Gilly is a guitarist and arranger. In Brazil, the profession of songbook reviser ...

Brazil’s Songs of Innocence and Experience

Sweet tooth, prepare for action. Without a lapse, Antologia da Canção Brasileira has a ...

Brazilian Music Gets Heard at Berlin’s Popkomm

The city of Rio de Janeiro, in Southeast Brazil, is amongst the representatives of ...

Brazilian Music as an Antidote to Bush’s Depression and 9/11

Even the most cursory listen to Tom Lellis will establish a few key identifying ...

Brazil’s Planetary Troubadour

Like the medieval troubadours, poet musicians who conveyed news in the form of song, ...

Jovino Santos: Brazilian Survival of the Hippest

Pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Jovino Santos Neto falls into that select group of musicians ...