8 Jan 2017

Brazilian Stars at the Olympics

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 8 January 2017
Elza Soares

Elza Soares Photo: By Ministério da Cultura - Flickr, CC BY 2.0,

After viewing the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics and moving on from the Tongan flag-bearer, William Dart checks in with the great Brazilian musicians featured there: Paulinho da Viola, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and the Queen of Samba, Elza Soares.

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Suite Op 157b, Overture' (Milhaud) – Fessard, Jean-Marc; Pelassy, Frederic; Reyes, Eliane
Milhaud: Suite/Scaramouche et al
(Naxos)

'Quatorze Anos' (da Viola) – Paulinho da Viola, Elton Medeiros
Samba Na Madrugada
(Rym Musique)

'Tempo Rei' (Gil) – Gilberto Gil
Raça Humana
(WEA)

'Back in Bahia' (Gil) – Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil
Two Friends: One Century of Music
(Sony)

'Nine Out Of Ten' (Veloso) – Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil
Two Friends: One Century of Music
(Sony)

'Terra' (Veloso) – Caetano Veloso
Caetano Veloso
(Nonesuch)

'Terra, 3 Mellotrons in a Quiet Room mix' (Veloso arr Herren) – Caetano Veloso, Prefuse 73
Red Hot & Rio 2
(Red Hot)

'Canto de Ossanha' (Powell) – Elza Soares
I mitici lunedì del Sistina 1969-1979
(Halidon)

'Marambaia' (Soares) – Elza Soares
A Bossa Negra
(Universal)

'Mulher Do Fim Do Mundo' (Coutinho/ Froes) – Elza Soares
A Mulher Do Fim Do Mundo/The Woman At the End of the World
(Mais Um Discos)