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Brazil Forró: Music for Maids and Taxi Drivers ()

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  1. Balanço da Canoa
  2. De Pernambuco Ao Maranhão
  3. Eu Também Quero Beijar
  4. Bicho da Cara Preta
  5. Comeco de Verão
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  1. Balanço da Canoa
  2. De Pernambuco Ao Maranhão
  3. Eu Também Quero Beijar
  4. Bicho da Cara Preta
  5. Comeco de Verão
  6. Peça Licenca P'ra Falar de Alagoas
  7. Recordação da Passira
  8. Agricultor P'ra Frente
  9. Entra E Sai
  10. Linda Menina
  11. Casa de Tauba
  12. Morena da Palmeira
  13. Caráter Duro
  14. Minha Zezé
  15. Sonho de Amor
  16. Namoro No Escuro
  17. Forró da Minha Terra
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Forro didn't become as popular abroad as other Brazilian styles, although it has its charms. The form mixes European influences in arrangements and verse and chorus structure, with Bahian/Indian rhythms and vocal styles. It features predominantly trios, with accordions, triangle and zabuma (shallow marching drum) the prime instrumentation. The songs are somber, thoughtful and sometimes poignant, and played in a straightforward, less improvisational manner. This 17-cut anthology offers an extensive look at forro; while it ...

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Brazil Forró: Music for Maids and Taxi Drivers 1992, Rounder

UPC: 011661504424

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