Brazilian blast

clef flowerI love Brazilian music!

It has it all: exuberance and lyricism, hypnotic rhythms, exquisite chords,  melodious vocals.

Check out these albums by two of my favorite female vocalists:

Smooth, seductive Eliane Elias: Light my Fire (Concord Picante, 2011)   

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Fiery, earthy, soulful Luciana Souza: Brazilian Duos (Sunnyside, 2001)  

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And just for fun, here is a wild two-piano piece (Brasileira, 3rd movement of the Scaramouche Suite for Two Pianos, op. 165b) by French composer Darius Milhaud (1892-1974).

 

 

 

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