Milhaud Saudades Do Brazil

Author: Darius Milhaud
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739029718
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Milhaud's recollections from his nearly two years in Rio de Janeiro (1917-18) compelled him to compose this series of poetic dances---each capturing the unique charms of Rio's different districts, and reflecting the mood and atmosphere of ...

The Brazil Reader

Author: Robert M. Levine
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822322900
Size: 21.48 MB
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Saudades are nostalgic longings for things that are distant, that have ebbed from
experience. Brazil's first European visitors saw it as an Eden, an immensely rich
land that provoked desire, fascination, and curiosity. In time, the Edenic past
receded.1 In 1931, as the economic depression's hold deepened, the critic Paulo
Prado reported endemic melancholy— "in a radiant land there lives a sad people
. This melancholy is the inheritance of its discoverers, who revealed it to the world
and ...

Saudades Do Brasil

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
ISBN: 9780295975665
Size: 41.90 MB
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Saudades do Brasil presents 180 of the more than 3000 photographs Levi-Strauss took in Brazil between 1935 and 1939.

Anthology For Music In Western Civilization

Author: Timothy J. Roden
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111784205
Size: 80.77 MB
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Darius Milhaud Darius Milhaud Saudades d0 Brazil (1920) “Botafogo” During
World War I, Darius Milhaud was employed by the French diplomatic corps. Much
to his delight, he was stationed in Rio de janeiro, where his musical
inquisitiveness led him to seek out and study the local popular dance music—the
sambas, tangos, and maxixes that were heard in bars and restaurants throughout
Rio. Milhaud developed a great fondness for the musical subtleties and tone of
these dances, ...

Rio De Janeiro

Author: Beatriz Jaguaribe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135166331
Size: 37.96 MB
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The cultivation of saudade is one of the trademarks of Portuguese culture. The
explanations of such a cultural phenomenon are complex and vary according to
different historical periods, aesthetic practices, and political conditions. One of the
attributes of this longing is the perception that Portugal—formerly one of the
leading world powers in the Renaissance —suffered an irreversible demise over
the next centuries. By contrast, the cultivation of saudades in Brazil is rarely
related to ...