Paul Winter and Herbie Mann were among them, and each recorded important bossa nova albums in Rio that year. Recorded in Brazil for Odeon, it is considered one of the first pure bossa nova albums….
The first bossa nova concert at Carnegie Hall was held on Nov. Many would remain for a period as part of the U. By Christmas, , bossa nova was a full-blown rage, and U. Like the blues — an emotional and expressive folk construct from the American South too generic to copyright — the bossa nova beat was also easy to pick up and free from royalty restrictions. The gentle and addictive romantic beat became a backdrop to thousands of recordings, including those by rock artists.
Furthermore, the key element in Bossa Nova was something that usually goes unnoticed, and is not commonly used in music: silence. Bossa Nova brings a sophisticated mix of melody, harmony and rhythm with elaborate lyrics tied to everyday life, but it also incorporates and values pauses and silence in order to create a more relaxed way of singing.
Bossa can be described as a peaceful music: it can be sad it can be happy, it can be a happy sadness either nostalgic or open to the future. In any case it will never be tragic, but rather light - even sadness can be light, gentle. Vinicius de Moraes captures that perfectly in Insensatez How Insensitive where it captures a sweet sadness:. Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes actually met two years earlier, but their songs were not innovative enough, and nobody got particularly excited over their sound.
Most Bossa Nova artists were from the middle class, who had the possibility to study music. That's one of the main reasons why this new genre was so sophisticated and harmonic. Most importantly perhaps, the strength of Bossa Nova to become tremendously successful was the fact that the music was based on meetings and collaboration between composers and singers.
People used to met in apartments or houses to listen to each other's music and exchange ideas in order to create something really new. Bossa focuses on the lyrics, the way in which they are narrated to the listeners and, most significantly, how the accompaniment and harmony of the song are directly connected to the singing, as opposed to having weak harmonies and powerful voices.
It extensively uses the so called dissonant chords, as an example of which and rather ironically as a protest against its critics , Tom Jobim composed the tune called 'Desafinado' Out of Tune :. Bossa Nova also changed the concept of live music forever in Brazil. Before Bossa, only rich gentlemen could enjoy live music in a few small, formal, dark and windowless night clubs. Be welcome to Brazilcult. We have been trading Vinyl Records from Brazil to worldwide since In we started selling on eBay, offering only rarities on Brazil's Vinyl Records.
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