Eternal Egypt

The inspiration for this CD comes from our fascination and respect for Capoeira as a unique African / Brazilian art form.

The spirit of the music is driven by the Berimbau and Pandeiro and embodies the Capoeira traditions of fighting, music, dance, prayer and ritual.

Phil Thornton and Simon Williams

 

Capoeira

Album Details

Released 2002 by Balance and Harmony as part of their 'Spiritual Vitamins' series.

  1. Lemba é lemba
  2. O mãe amanhã eu vou, o mãe amanhã chego lá
  3. Maculelê maracatu
  4. Valha meu deus
  5. A voz do berimbau
  6. Canarinho da alemanha
  7. Trinado de passarinho
  8. Tamanduá
  9. Espírito do pantanal
  10. Oaoaê

Instrumentation

  • Simon Williams - Kora, dura, chicken flute, percussion, bass and keyboards.
  • Phil Thornton - Saz, kalimba, chicken flute, backing vocals, bass recorder and bass.
  • Tim Mayhew - Lead and backing vocals, berimbau viola.
  • Eva Rahman - Lead and backing vocals, berimbau, agogô and pandeiro.
  • Paul Dodd - Berimbau, backing vocals, pandeiro.
  • Alistair Wallis - Berimbau, backing vocals.
  • Aaran Mclemahan - Percussion: conga drums, reco-reco, cabaça, bells, etc.
  • Pete Antonio - Backing vocals.

Produced and arranged by Phil Thornton and Simon Williams

Recorded at the 'Earthdance' studio, Brighton

Mixed at the 'Earthdance' studio and the 'Expandibubble' studio Sussex

Special thanks to:
   Brighton Capoeira Filhos De
   Angola (Mestre Laércio)
   Thaïs Costa (Brazilian consultant)

This album comes with an informative booklet printed in english, german, french, dutch, italian and spanish.

Note: If you have trouble purchasing this album you can phone Disky Direct on 44 (0) 870 556 1165 and quote this number - BH 790032
 
Price on release is £6.99 plus postage

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