musicaefantasia

Musica e fantasia: curtas as sugestões de discos, filmes e livros.

Mês: fevereiro, 2014

Sozinho, de Peninha, com Caetano Veloso

Os poetas antigos cantavam seus poemas, em vez de lê-los. Caetano tem essa habilidade; por isso, sabe destacar a poesia nas canções de outras pessoas. A canção Sozinho, de Peninha, mais do que valorizada, foi redescoberta, em sua interpretação.

Bach’s Cello suite BWV 1007, with Pablo Casals

The performer is a composer’s partner, for he or she choses how to transform musical ideas into sounds. Pablo Casals was more than that for the Cello Suites, as he saved them from the limbo they were till 1936.

Os doentes, de Augusto dos Anjos

Os doentes, de Augusto dos Anjos

No Alto, os astros miúdos/ Reduziam os Céus sérios e rudos/ A uma epiderme cheia de sarampos! Talvez os melhores versos do saudoso poeta, trazem a marca da dor, da revolta contra o maior genocídio de todos os tempos.

The devil, according to Allan Kardec

The devil, according to Allan Kardec

The last nail in the coffin of classical traditions, was hit by Spiritism, nowadays also known as Kardecism. To this religion, there’s no devil, only human beings doing petty malignant roles, that will they will become tired of someday.

Allegro non troppo, by Bruno Bozzetto

In the early years of the 20th century, two students cut the classes to to watch Allegro non troppo: one of us bloggers and a college colleague, very savvy, that knew it was a good movie. It was suprising and unforgettable: the movie was excellent, very creative. It was an afternoon session: mothers couldn’t take their eyes of the screen, while their children run between the cinema chairs…

Music pieces by Sibelius, Debussy and Stravinsky (among others) were so well associated to animations, that one could not believe the latter were created to be played along the former.

Brian Epstein, o quinto Beatle

Brian Epstein, o quinto Beatle

Segundo McCartney, o empresário Brian Epstein era o quinto Beatle. Não sendo realmente parte da banda, ele tinha visão mais clara do todo. Mas tinha acesso aos músicos e podia dialogar com eles sobre essa visão, orientando seu trabalho.

Camera lucida, by Roland Barthes

Camera lucida, by Roland Barthes

Barthes, a great theorist of photography interpretation, used studium to talk about the context of a photograph. And punctum to name its most remarkable element. The photograph of Napoleon’s brother started its theorization: this eyes have seen the Emperor!

You’ve lost that lovin’ feeling, com Darryl Hall & John Oates

You’ve lost that lovin’ feeling é uma música muito tocada e lembrada. Fala tão suavemente da perda cotidiana de um sentimento amoroso que nem parece triste: às vezes a gente se pega cantando-a como se fosse uma música alegre.

Schubert’s Ave Maria, with Andrea Boccelli

The famous Schubert’s Ave Maria wasn’t created by Franz Schubert. The original song is also a prayer to the Virgin Mary, but this version is an adaptation of the words of the Hail Mary prayer to the Schubert’s melody.

Ave Maria de Schubert, com Andrea Boccelli

A Ave Maria de Schubert na verdade não é uma criação de Schubert. A composição original de fato era oração à Nossa Senhora, mas a conhecida Ave Maria é uma adaptação da oração em latim à melodia de Schubert.