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3 essential albums about Afro-brazilian religions Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Olá queridos leitores! When we talk about Brazilian music, what comes to your mind? Most of you might be thinking of our beloved samba, bossa nova or even funk, which are the most popular gêneros (genres) outside of Brazil. What these and many other musical styles have in common is actually their origin and major…

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Tristeza não tem fim Posted by on Jul 6, 2010

Like Poly, I was very sad about Brazil’s loss in the World Cup. Que tristeza, I kept saying. But in Brazil, there’s a song for just about anything and everything, and there are plenty of songs about loss. There’s a wonderful song by Vinicius de Moraes about happiness and sadness, with some really beautiful lyrics…

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