News about Heitor Villa-Lobos on the web and in the Real World. Blogging Villa-Lobos since October 2001.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Bloco Feitiço do Villa's Samba
It's Carnaval time in Brazil, and everyone will be humming this great samba, from the Bloco Feitiço do Villa. There's lots more information in an earlier post.
I love the allusion to the last great Villa-Lobos samba, from the samba school Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel's entry in the 1999 Carnaval, "Villa Lobos e a Apoteose Brasileira." Watch highlights here: