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10 most popular Brazilian songs

May 17, 2013

These songs are at the top of the Brazilian hit parade right now – a mix of Brazilian country ballads …

Documentary about the late composer/scientist Paulo Vanzolini

May 2, 2013

“Um Homem de Moral” is a 2009 documentary directed by Ricardo Dias about Paulo Vanzolini, the famous composer and zoologist …

5 very different versions of “Ronda”, by Paulo Vanzolini

April 29, 2013
5 very different versions of “Ronda”, by Paulo Vanzolini

Paulo Vanzolini, deceased yesterday at the age of 89, will be remembered by two different accomplishments. He composed some iconic …

Djavan and Mart’nália sing “Molambo”

March 22, 2013

Mart’nália and Djavan have been working together for a while with some wonderful results, like this duo where they sing …

“Canta Brazil”, by João Gilberto

February 18, 2013

João Gilberto, author of the first ever Bossa Nova album, “Chega de Saudade” (1959), sings in this video the patriotic …

Dona Edith do Prato

February 4, 2013

You cannot get deeper into the country’s roots: Dona Edith do Prato, one of the deans of samba de roda.