Category Archives: Vinicius de Moraes

Carta ao Tom/Berimbau

-begins min. 1:14- — Translation Below Carta de Vinícius de Moraes a Tom Jobim (“Carta ao Tom”): Porto do Havre, 7 de setembro de 1964 Tomzinho querido, Estou aqui num quarto de hotel, que dá para uma praça, que dá … 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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Marcha da Quarta-Feira de Cinzas

Lyrics from “Marcha da Quarta-Feira de Cinzas” by Carlos Lyra and Vinicius de Moraes (1963) — Original recording (Jorge Goulart) — Our Carnival is over No one hears songs being sung No one passes by anymore, playing, happy And in … Continue reading

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