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27 Horas De Estúdio

1969 - 27 Horas De Estúdio   1969 - 27 Horas De Estúdio
Recorded: 1969, Studio CDB, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  1. Lotus
  2. Iemanja
  3. All the things you are
  4. Um abraco no codo
  5. Violao
  6. O cego aderaldo (Nordeste)
  7. A Lenda do Abaete
  8. Alo, Ernesto (Valsa numero um)
  9. Viagem
  10. Double
Musicians: Baden Powell (git, vcl)
Ernesto Ribeiro-Goncalves (b)
Helio Schiavo (dr)
Alfredo Bessa (perc)
Unknown Strings
Label: LP: Elenco ME 57 (Brazil, 1969)
CD: Universal Music 04400165452 (Brazil, 2003)

BrazilOnGuitar says: With the help of the reports below, the recording date can assessed more precisely. [Addition 2021]. Briefly on some compositions: Lotus, swinging in the style of Jacques Loussier, opens this ambitious record. It is one of the most beautiful compositions on 27 Horas and sounds like an hommage to Jacques or the Swingle Singers, but is in fact dedicated to his fast car, a Lotus. The string arrangement of All the things you are has not the lightness of the 1967 version and rather resembles the version from 1960. Three solo pieces form the center of this record, the Spanish Violao, the Moorish O cego aderaldo and the Brazilian A lenda do Abaete, showing that the thirty years old Baden belonged to the master guitarists of that time.

With compositions like Um abraco no codo or Alo, Ernesto he would deal with on later recordings. In 1974 Alo, Ernesto would become Valsa No.1 and be played in studio and on stage. The reflective Viagem and the Double by Bach close the record.

27 Horas de Estudio was for a long time only available as an LP and (without the web) very hard to find outside of Brazil. The long awaited CD-reissue (2003) was carefully remastered and shows the original Elenco cover. We thank Robert G. (Germany) for his translation.


Jornal do Brasil
24 Oct 1969, p.29

Jornal do Brasil
10 Nov 1969, p.69

Correio da Manha
17 Dec 1969, p.22

Diario de Pernambuco
21 Dec 1969, p.24

Diario de Pernambuco (PE)
28 Dec 1969, p.15

O Pasquim, No.31
22 Jan 1970, p.11

O Globo
27 Jan 1970, p.31

O Estado de Florianópolis (SC)
30 Jan 1970, p.6

O Estado de Florianópolis
1 Feb 1970, p.14

Jornal do Brasil
25 March 1970, p.47
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