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History of 'the reef'

“Recife… where is that?”, “How far is it from Rio?” you ask. 

Recife, meaning reef in Portuguese, is a sweaty, hectic, noisy and exciting metropolis of roughly 1.7 million people situated on the coast of Northeastern Brasil.  213 more words


Meet Slava (Yep...That's my Cello's Name)

I thought I would relay my cello buying experience with everyone.  When I played back in the late 70’s / early 80’s, I played my brother’s cello so I played what was available to me.  516 more words


Sons de Carrillhões by Pernambuco

The next “performance piece” I’ve been working on is Sons De Carrillhões by João Teixeira Guimarães, but often known as Pernambuco, a Brazilian composer of the early 20th century. 283 more words