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Nordeste: Cordel, Repente E Canção
Nordeste: Cordel, Repente E Canção

NORDESTE: CORDEL, REPENTE E CANÇÃO

Directed by Tânia Quaresma
Brazil, 1975
Documentary

Synopsis

Documentary about popular art manifestations in Northeast Brazil: the “cordel” literature; “repente”, kind of musical challenge between two singers, who have to improvise the verses, in strict rhyme; and the interaction between these and local popular song.

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Synopsis

Documentary about popular art manifestations in Northeast Brazil: the “cordel” literature; “repente”, kind of musical challenge between two singers, who have to improvise the verses, in strict rhyme; and the interaction between these and local popular song.