Forro Do Brasil / Various (Eng)

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Review Text Hot on the heels of the overarching Pulse of Brasil collection comes Forró do Brasil, a more focused album looking solely at the forró/Nordestino traditions of the country. It's essentially all accordion-driven country music, with some parallels to similar musics in Mexico and Colombia. The pulse can range from a relaxed stroll to a high-energy dance. Instruments along with the accordion are generally just a triangle and guitar, but others may appear or disappear as needed by the various bands. Regardless of the particular format taken in a song, the music stays quite well-performed, using a mix of new and relatively inexperienced or unknown bands and some better-known bands and recordings from the '70s. There are a few other forró albums on the market, with which this is generally competitive in quality. There's perhaps nothing outrageously exciting on the album, but it makes a nice basic intro to the genre, and its relative newness makes it perhaps a better pick for newcomers than some of the other forró albums out there. ~ Adam Greenberg

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6/22/04 

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