SUITE BRASIL for Solo Percussion, Choir SABT and Orchestra
Lyrics by Paulo Buffara
In 7 movements: Europe: Motherland, The Voyage of Discovery, The Land, The Indians, The First Villages, The Brazilian People, and Finale.
A very colorful and exotic work full of emotion and energy. The piece depicts a voyage through Brazilian historical facts and cultural heritage. The lyrics and the music contains several citations from Brazilian popular poems and songs. Very popular with audiences, the piece includes a great variety of contrasts, beautiful melodies and a strong and happy Brazilian mood with a positive message.
Duration: 22 min.
Setup: Solo Percussion, Choir SABT and Orchestra
(score and parts for sale in PDF format)
– Soloist — mrb (5 octave), vib, 4 toms, snare drum, chinese cymbal, 3 sus cymbals, bell in D, seeds, maracas, caxixi, metal spring güiro, repinique, tamborim, berimbau, pandero, ratchet, 3-5 bird whistles, cup gong and plastic tube in C-sharp, auto horn, lotus flute, balloons, and 10-12 cans.
– Choir SABT
– Orchestra — picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 4 hn, 2 tpt, 3 tbn, tb, pno, hp, 3 perc, timp, strings
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