[Dahomey and Brazil, 1942-1950] / compiled by Luiz Heitor Corrẽa de Azevedo.

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Brazilian folk music from Brazil and Dahomey. Descriptive information presented here may come from original collection documentation. Please note collections of historical content may contain material that could be offensive to some patrons.
Azevedo, Luiz Heitor Corrêa de.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
Folk songs, Portuguese; Folk music; Cults; Umbanda (Cult); Children's songs; Work songs; Miners; Corridos; Rites and ceremonies; F.A.38; S.L.1
Benin; Brazil
Archives of Traditional Music Field and Broadcast Collections
Archives of Traditional Music
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Physical Description
3 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 5 in. + tape documentation
Brazilian folk music from Brazil and Dahomey.
Sung in Portuguese.
Selections compiled by Azevedo from field recordings at the Archives of the Centro de Pesquisas Folcloricas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
Deposited at the Archives of Traditional Music in 1968 by Azevedo under option 2.

Local Note

EC 2731--2733


Unidentified Brazilian performers; Dahomey selections performed by Casimiro D'Almeida of Porto Novo, the descendant of a Brazilian slave who returned to Dahomey [Benin].

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compiled by Luiz Heitor Corrẽa de Azevedo.


1.Brazil. Cantos do cavouqueirós -- Romance do cavouqueirós --Catopes -- Baião para 2 violas -- Improviso en setetilhas -- Sextilhas do cego Aderaldo -- A paia da cana avoa -- Marujada -- Maracatu -- Cantiga dejogo infantil -- Festanca and mudanca da Capital -- ABC da minha infancia -- Catiras -- Saudade de Santa Rita -- Congos -- Danca dos Tapuios -- Inquérito sobre a viola -- Moda amorosa -- Voce disse que me quer bem -- Xango, Xango -- Quando ó de madrugada.
2. Brazilian Umbanda cult music -- 3. Dahomey. Cantadas --Corridas -- Festa do Bonfim -- Burrinha (African counterpart of Bumba-meu-boi)  -- Vissungo of the gold and diamond miners -- Samba-corr£das from the Burrinha.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded 1942-1950 at unidentified locations, possibly by Azevedo.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 2064939; Other: GR00385278; Other: EC 2731; MDPI Barcode: 40000002682252; MDPI Barcode: 40000002682278; MDPI Barcode: 40000002682260; OCLC: ocm18653484; Catalog Key: BFJ0442BT; Collection Identifier: 68-064-F ATL 5880 --5882

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