Dindi

“Dindi” is a song composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Aloysio de Oliveira. It was the name of a place near Petropolis. There was a farm called “Dirindi” from which came that name in diminutive.

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Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars

“Corcovado” (known in English as “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars”) is a bossa nova song written by Antônio Carlos Jobim in 1960. An English lyric was later written by Gene Lees. The Portuguese title refers to the Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro. Russian text by Alexey Ivashchenko.

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Summer Samba

“Samba de verão” – “Summer Samba”, composers Marcos Valle & Paulo Sergio Valle

“Summer Samba” (also known as “So Nice” or its original Portuguese title, “Samba de Verão”) is a 1964 bossa nova song by Brazilian composer Marcos Valle, with English-language lyrics by Norman Gimbel; the original Portuguese lyrics came from Paulo Sérgio Valle, brother to the composer.

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One Note Samba

“Samba de Uma Nota Só” (“One Note Samba”) – composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim with Portuguese lyrics by Newton Mendonça

The song title refers to the main melody line, which at first consists of a long series of notes of a single tone (typically D, as played in the key of G) played over a descending chord progression in a bossa nova rhythm. The first eight measures consist of D, followed by four measures of G, and then four measures of D.

Russian text by Alexey Ivashchenko, exelent reflect the meaning of the song and perfectly falls on the rhythm of the song.

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