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Vibrancy and Diversity

Choral music
from Brazil -
appeals to
GERALD FENECH

'... a strong touch of lyricism and a reverential approach ...'

Romaria - Choral Music from Brazil. Choir of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge / Geoffrey Webber. © 2015 Delphian Records Ltd

'Romaria' is a word suggesting crowds, processions and pilgrimages. Indeed, it evokes much of what is spectacular and unique about today's Brazil and modern choral music emanating from this magical country — a fascinating mirror to this picture of a nation brimming with a vibrancy and diversity that are limitless. A single CD cannot really begin to present a comprehensive panorama of the repertoire's richness and beauty, and the issue under review does strive to provide a varied cross-section of the repertoire from the time of its greatest composer Heitor Villa-Lobos to the present day...

Copyright © 22 June 2015 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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ROMARIA - CHORAL MUSIC FROM BRAZIL

BRAZIL

CHORAL MUSIC

GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE

CAMBRIDGE

UNITED KINGDOM

HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS

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