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Album Review

Brazil's broad mix of cultures and peoples has often resulted in brash, stunning musical hybrids that sound utterly unlike anything else the world over. Uakti have been described as embracing classical, new age, and jazz as well as the obvious descriptor, world music. In truth, the group embodies elements of all four, and Aguas da Amazonia is an intriguing album for any of those interested in the above. Their fourth album for Point Music also includes collaborations with minimalist composer Philip Glass.


Genre: Classical

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

The Uakti are a quartet formed in 1978 by Marco Antônio Guimarães (musical director and main composer), Paulo Sérgio dos Santos, Artur Andrés Ribeiro, and Décio de Souza Ramos; the musicians have classical backgrounds and play with the Minas Gerais Symphonic Orchestra. The Uakti is devoted to extracting an extremely musical result from instruments made from PVC tubes, wood, glass, tin cans, and the like. Their name was taken from an ancient legend from the Tukano Indians of the Alto Rio Negro region...
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  • 1 990 Ft
  • Genres: Classical, Music
  • Released: 03 August 1999

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