Monthly Archives: August 2014

“Mangueira, Não” and “Silenciar a Mangueira, Não”

“Mangueira, Não” by Herivelto Martins and Grande Otelo (1943) — They destroyed Praça Onze They demolished plazas and roads, I know They can even do away with Estácio, grand old Estácio de Sá Knock down all the morros, tear down my shack … Continue reading

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Samba em prelúdio

“Samba em prelúdio” by Vinicius de Moraes and Baden Powell (1962) Without you, I have no purpose Because without you, I don’t even know how to cry I’m a flame without glow, a garden without moonlight Moonlight without love, love without being given … Continue reading

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