iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Música de Sobrevivência by Egberto Gismonti, Jaques Morelenbaum, Nando Carneiro & Zeca Assumpção, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Egberto Gismonti's profound search for the universal departing from the particular is always an applauded approach. On this album, one can recognize references from several cultures, but that never resembles an opportunistic pastiche. The cello parts (played by Jaques Morelembaum) and some rhythmic motifs (such as the one in Bianca's theme) are reminiscent of Brazilian tradition, especially Heitor Villa Lobos' work (which although is taken with reserves by Gismonti in his spoken speeches, seems to transpire in his music unconsciously). His compositions can be meditative but also reflect the ingenuous happiness of folkloric dances. Tender lyricism again reveals a touch of naïveté balanced with an original perception of the universal patrimony of humankind. His music, even more challenging in the required sensibility for the folk element that is almost always missing in cultivated musicians, finds a proper channel in the passionate delivery of Jaques, Nando Carneiro, Zeca Assumpção, and Gismonti himself.

Biography

Born: 05 December 1947 in Carmo, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Genre: Latin Jazz

Years Active: '80s

Egberto Gismonti is world-renowned as a multi-instrumentalist and composer. He was profoundly influenced by Brazilian master Heitor Villa-Lobos, his works reflecting the musical diversity of Brazil. From the Amazon Indians' batuque to the Carioca samba and choro, through the Northeastern frevo, baião, and forró, Gismonti captures the true essence of the Brazilian soul in a way that is primitive, yet sophisticated, and reflects it through...
Full bio
Música de Sobrevivência, Egberto Gismonti
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers

Contemporaries