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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 Magia da Música – despertando potenciais através da música

O cantor/Compositor e Ph.D. em Psicologia Joseh Garcia realiza seu workshop “A Magia da Música – despertando potenciais através da música” para todos interessados em crescimento pessoal e em experiências musicais profundas. Workshop acontece nos dias 30 de Novembro e 1 de Dezembro 2013 em Lisboa, Portugal. Participe desta jornada musical mágica em direção ao seu aprimoramento. Continue reading

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O vazio, o cheio, e o meio – reflexões sobre o Ser

Poema do cantor/compositor, PhD em Psicologia Joseh Garcia, inspirado na canção Copo Vazio (Gilberto Gil). Neste post voce poderá ler o poema, e ouvir a musica na voz de Gilberto Gil. Continue reading

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Musical Relics: the original music sheet of the first Bossa Nova hit

In this Sounds Brazilian post see the original manuscript and watch the video of Chega de Saudade with one of the creators of Bossa Nova: Joao Gilberto. Continue reading

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Eterno Aprendiz em Busca de Só Ser

Uma música me leva ao passado trazendo sentimentos desconfortáveis que encontram resolução ao ouvir a canção “Preciso Aprender a Só Ser” de Gilberto Gil na voz de Zizi Possi. 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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Mother and Music: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales, and Joseh Garcia

In this post the artists Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Joseh Garcia, and the producer Dinize Wales share stories about their mothers’ favourite songs. Please read these wonderful anecdotes, see photos of their mothers, and watch video of the songs mentioned. Continue reading

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Mãe e música: Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach, Dinize Wales e Joseh Garcia

Neste post os artistas Tati Salvator, Silvia Nakkach e Joseh Garcia, e a produtora Dinize Wales contam estórias sobre as músicas favoritas de suas mães. Por favor leia abaixo estas estórias, veja fotos de suas mães e assista videos das canções mencionadas. Continue reading

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What do Karate, João Gilberto, and Caetano Veloso have in common? – Bossa Nova

In this post discover the strange commonalities between karate, Caetano Veloso, and the creator of Bossa Nova, and watch the video of the song “A Bossa Nova é foda”. Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth with Brazilian Music

Celebrate our Mother Planet with Brazilian Music. In this post, discover and listen to some Brazilian songs that will make you reflect and honour Earth! Continue reading

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Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual love in Brazilian Music

This “Sounds Brazilian” blog post focuses on sexual diversity in Brazilian Music. Listen and read about some of these songs.
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Amores Gays, Bissexuais e Transsexuais na MPB: celebrando a diversidade sexual

Em meio a absurda nomeação do Deputado Marco Feliciano para a Comissão de Direitos Humanos e Minorias, recorro à canções brasileiras que exaltam a diversidade sexual. Neste post, escute e leia sobre canções ,de Caetano, Gil, Rita Lee, Legião Urbana, Pepeu Gomes e outros, que tratam de amores gays, bissexuais e transexuais. Continue reading

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Quem é a mulher de acordo com compositoras da MPB?

Quem é a mulher de acordo com compositoras da MPB? Neste post, ouça e saiba sobre algumas canções que retratam como a compositora brasileira se vê e percebe o significado de ser mulher. 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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Does Changing the Scale of a Song Alter your Emotional Experience of it?

Listen to the song “Losing my Religion” (R.E.M.) reworked from minor to major scale and see how emotionally different this song feels to you. Continue reading

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La Météo Musicale Brésilienne avec Aline de Lima

Une joyeuse interview avec la chanteuse Aline de Lima à Paris. Elle parle de sa musique, ses sources d’inspiration et prescrit la musique brésilienne pour certaines difficultés émotionnelles. Continue reading

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Mudando estados emocionais através da música com Aline de Lima

Descontraída entrevista com a cantora Brasileira Aline de Lima radicada em Paris. Ela fala sobre sua música, fontes de inspiração e arrisca algumas receitas musicais de como usar a música brasileira para algumas dificuldades emocionais. Continue reading

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O que significa cantar?

Uma perspectiva poética do cantor/compositor Joseh Garcia sobre o que significa cantar. Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse in love with a very special girl

Amy Winehouse in love with a very special girl….Enjoy this recording of a classic as we celebrate 1 year of Sounds Brazilian blog. Continue reading

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Why write songs?

Sitting in a coffee shop in Victoria BC I happen to find an anonymous text that addresses my inquiry about why to write songs. Continue reading

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Nasal Sounds, Heart Chakra, and the Creative Process, with Seth Eisen

Please be introduced to the world of the artist Seth Eisen. In this interview we talked about his attraction to sounds and words in Brazilian Music, and the transformative potential of arts. 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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Carta para alguém que está perdido

O encontro com alguém que se sentiu perdido levou-me a escrever este texto sobre auto-conhecimento e busca de identidade. Este artigo oferece de forma leve reflexões sobre o estar perdido, e dicas de como encontrar-se. Também veja aqui video de ‘Ovelha Negra’, música de Rita Lee, sugerida para acompanhar este texto. 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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Smiling at mistakes with David Darling

Amazing interview with Grammy Award Cello Player David Darling. In this first part of the interview he shares his political views, talks about his early years, and discusses the similarities between life and improvisation. Continue reading

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