Edu da Gaita – Edu (1953)

12 07 2012

Link original: Edu da Gaita – Edu (1953)
Publicado em: Thursday, August 23, 2007 by zecalouro

Hello, Good Evening! Starting today with a major acquisition to Loronix community, which is the legendary Brazilian harmonica player Edu da Gaita debut LP on Radio, recorded in 1953. I said before that I’m a great enthusiast of the 10-inch format. The 8 tracks and the average running time of 20 minutes always deliver solid listens. Loronix received a nice contribution in this format and we will start showing friends today.

This is Edu da Gaita – Edu (1953), for Radio, featuring Edu da Gaita harmonica with arrangements and orchestra conduction by Alexandre Gnattali, brother of the Brazilian Maestro Radames Gnattali. I think we spoke a lot about Edu da Gaita in an early album at Loronix. You can hear at Edu da Gaita official website his rendition to Moto Perpetuo of Paganini, he spent eleven years practicing this song before making public, here. Tracks include:

01 – Dança do Sabre (A. Katchaturian)
02 – Espelha (Chabrier)
03 – Tristeza Eterna (Frederic Chopin)
04 – Fantasia Espanhola (Soutullo y Vert / T. Evans / J. Padilla)
05 – Ritmos do Brasil (Medley)
06 – Andaluzia (Ernesto Lecuona)
07 – Whispering (Schonberger / Coburn)
08 – Banzo (Hekel Tavares)

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Esse disco pode ser buscado na Rádio Forma e Elenco do Martoni.

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Edu da Gaita – Edu em 8 Ritmos (1957) 10P

13 11 2011

Link original: Edu da Gaita – Edu em 8 Ritmos (1957) 10P
Publicado em: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 by zecalouro

Hello, Good Night! Let’s start the day with an artist that is probably known only by the friends who live in Brazil, Edu da Gaita, a famous virtuoso harmonica player, active from the 30’s until the early 80’s. Edu da Gaita was the first musician to perform the Moto Perpetual of Nicolo Paganini on a wind instrument.

Edu da Gaita was responsible for the popularization of the harmonica in Brazil on popular music and also classical, winning several awards in Europe and South America. He was also the solist of Radames Gnattali sexteto during the 60’s. In this LP, Edu da Gaita – Edu em 8 Ritmos (1957) 10P, for Polydor, Edu’s harmonica visits several genres, such as: Samba, Fox, Baiao and Fado with the accompaniment of Alexandre Gnattali Orquestra and arrangements. Tracks include:

01 – Nola (Fox)
02 – Conceicao (Samba-Cancao)
03 – Lisboa Antiga (Fado)
04 – Saudades da Bahia (Samba)
05 – Brasileirinho (Choro)
06 – Summertime (Blues)
07 – Que Murmurem (Bolero)
08 – Sob o Ceu de Suez (Baiao)

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Este disco pode ser buscado no Parallel Realities.