Bossa Nova and Samba recorded in the s are among the most beautiful sounds ever created on this planet. In Brazil, folklore songs and modern tunes based on their tradition spread unlimited waves of warmth, beauty and energy. These are stunning examples of breathtaking Brazilian music for those who intend to dive into it for the first time, and for connaisseurs French spelling who want to be reminded of breathtaking tunes. Sambaresque compositions are included, and even Samba-Funk, but also classic ballads, incredible voices and sentimental tunes the beauty of which just cannot be put into words.
“Você Partiu Meu Coração” (“You Broke My Heart”)
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. The mix of cultures has led to an extraordinary diversity of sounds which extend far beyond the familiar samba and bossa nova beats. Sobral uses his music to express his views on racial bias and intolerance issues, and pushes his listeners to unite for social revitalization. This quartet says it touches on the past to find the future. Perhaps the phrase is silly, but for them it speaks to their mixture of sound — understanding their roots while still making innovative sounds.
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Brazilian music taps into national and regional traditions maintained over generations, with an ever-evolving mix of indigenous, European and African elements. At the same time, some Brazilians proudly describe their culture as anthropophagic or, more bluntly, cannibalistic: ready to swallow and digest whatever arrives. Even as they prize their roots, Brazilian musicians have assimilated jazz, rock, reggae, metal, hip-hop, electronic music and more; they also pack pop lyrics with complexly allusive poetry. Here, music critics of The New York Times offer a starter kit of 30 key Brazilian songs, historic and recent. Listen to this playlist on Spotify. The lithesome, elegant musical style known as choro originated in Rio during the 19th century, as an adaptation of folk traditions like the Cuban habanera and the Polish mazurka. Choro ensembles feature flute, cavaquinho a stringed instrument , guitar and hand percussion, in intricate counterpoint. Rosa died of tuberculosis at the age of 26, in