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Amarelo Manga: Verso Preso

Read "Verso Preso" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

The spectacularly revolutionary nature of the Tropicalismo Movement in Brazil and its undying quality is what makes this recording, Verso Preso by Amarelo Manga a truly significant one. The group pivots around the vocalastic emotion of Lilian Raquel and the music of Cláudio César Ribeiro, who just happens to be a fine guitarist, whether playing acoustic or -electric guitar. The music is deeply rooted in the skippety-skip and fibrillation of maracatu and other dancing rhythms of Pernambuco in the Northeast ...


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