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Saturday, January 2, 2010
Villa-Lobos "O Educador das Massas"
This exhibit at the National Library (Divisão de Música e Arquivo Sonoro da Biblioteca Nacional, at the Palácio Capanema, localizado na Rua da Imprensa) runs from December 14, 2009 to Febuary 11, 2010. The focus is on Villa's work for the Vargas regime in the 1930s, as head of Superintendência da Educação Musical e Artística (SEMA).
I love the quote on the poster:
Brazil needs education, an education which is not of stuffed birds in museums, but broad flights of art in heaven.