Monthly Archives: March 2011

How we learn: Classical music, Capoeira and community development

… the “National Network of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela”, which has managed, over its 35 year history, to get a musical instrument into the hands of as many street urchins as possible, (currently they cater for a quarter … Continue reading

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CapoeiraGens – There’s no tree without roots

Forwarding message from Teimosia about his new project: CapoeiraGens Enjoy! Eurico

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What’s the problem in admiting that we’re (re)creating Capoeira as we go along?!

Lately I’ve been listening to Caymmi, Tom Jobim and Vinícius a lot. Probably because I’m often home-sick and these composers are well known for their ability of capturing Brazil with all its idiosyncrasies, characters, rhythm, history and stories… in their … Continue reading

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