Category Archives: Healing Potential of Music

The Alchemist’s Music: Paulo Coelho’s spiritual musical messages

Have you read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho? You may have, or possibly you have read quotes from it. Now, have you listened to the author’s music? Not yet? In this Sounds Brazilian blog post you will have the chance to not only know about his spiritual rock songs but also to listen to one accompanied by translated lyrics that will help you to reflect on less painful ways to deal with loss. Continue reading

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A pop song that became part of a ceremonial ritual in the Amazon and an anthem to the LGBT community

In the celebration of the Second anniversary of the Sounds Brazilian Blog we present the powerful and mysterious song “Pavão Mysteriozo” by Ednardo. In this blog, you will listen and discover more about this song which became part of ceremonial rituals in an Amazonian native tribe and an anthem for one of the biggest gay prides in the world (São Paulo, Brazil 2012). Continue reading

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The Tempestuous ‘Waters of March’ of Tom Jobim

Beauty can emerge from the mud of emotional difficulties. Songwriting can be a great way to transform difficult emotional energy and transform into beautiful songs. In this post you will listen and discover what was behind the creation of a Brazilian classic Águas de Março (Waters of March). Continue reading

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5 Brazilian songs for Valentine’s Day

A few Brazilian love songs (including some of my own interpretations) to enchant your Valentine’s evening. Take a look below and if you have any suggestions of other Brazilian love songs, please let me know. Continue reading

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Where music and spirituality meet, with Anie Nunnally

Inspiring interview with Anie Nunnally who shares her deep involvement with music and her spiritual life. During this conversation she discusses the similarities between musical and spiritual experiences, and suggests a song that embodies higher qualities of consciousness: Manhã de Carnaval ( A Day in the Life of a Fool). Continue reading

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A Musical Journey into the Amazon in search of Healing

Bicho do Mato (Animal of the Jungle), a Brazilian expression used to describe an extremely shy person, is the title of my new show. I took inspiration from my solitude and my healing moments with Nature to create this wonderful … Continue reading

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The Transcendental Sounds of Crickets

Have you ever heard the heavenly sounds of crickets? Try here this slowed down version of their sounds and see where these sounds take you. Fascinating! Continue reading

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