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Anthology of Brazilian Indian Music: Karajá, Javahé, Kraho, Tukuna, Juruna, Suyá, Trumai Shukarramãe

Various Artists
Anthology of Brazilian Indian Music: Karajá, Javahé, Kraho, Tukuna, Juruna, Suyá, Trumai Shukarramãe

"About eight hundred Karaja Indians still live on the shores of the Bananal Island, Araguaia River, in Central Brazil. They have been in peaceful contact with our civilization for more than a century but maintain a high level of their old traditions. During the dry season, from May to October, they erect summer-villages of light straw houses on the immense beaches of white, soft and hot sand, performing every afternoon and night their sacred fertility rites, with colorful masks of feather heads and straw skirts..."

Harald Schultz and Vilma Chiara


Por cerca de oitocentos anos os índios de Karajá vivem na orla da Ilha do Bananal, Rio Araguaia, Centro do Brasil. Eles têm mantido um contato pacífico com a civilização ocidental por aproximadamente cem anos, mas continuam preservando grande parte das suas tradições. Durante o período de seca, de maio a outubro, eles constroem casas de verão feitas de palha sobre a imensa areia branca e quente da praia,e praticam todas as tardes e noites seus rituais sagrados de fertilidade, com máscaras coloridas de penas e saias de palha.

Harald Schultz and Vilma Chiara


"Alrededor de ochocientos indios Karaja viven aún en las orillas de la isla Bananal en medio del río Araguaia, en el centro del Brasil. Ellos han mantenido un contacto pacífico con la civilización occidental desde hace aproximadamente cien años, pero a pesar de todo mantienen gran parte de sus antiguas tradiciones. Durante la temporada de sequía, de mayo a octubre, ellos erigen aldeas de verano compuestas por ligeras casas de paja sobre las inmensas playas de arena blanca y suave, llevando a cabo por las tardes sus sagrados ritos de fertilidad con sus máscaras emplumadas coloridas y sus faldones de paja..."

Harald Schultz y Vilma Chiara

Track Listing

101
Karajá: solo song, man Male solo singer 1:03
102
Javahé: Sacred-mask-dance, songs, 'Aruana,' Two masks dancing Two masked dancers 2:27
103
Krahó: Women-and-Men's choir, conducted by traditional choir-leader Women and men's choir 6:51
104
Krahó: solo song, man Male solo singer 5:48
105
Tukuna: Boys and Girls Choir Boys and girl choir 1:29
106
Tukuna: Boys and Girls Choir Boys and girl choir 1:16
201
Juruna: Women and Men's Choir, Reversal Singing Women and men's choir 2:41
202
Juruna: Women and Men's Choir, Reversal Singing women and men's choir 2:45
203
Suyá: Men's Choir Men's choir 5:45
204
Suyá: Women's Choir Women's choir 2:01
205
Trumai: Duet Duet 2:35
206
Shukarramãe: Solo song, man Male solo singer 0:40
207
Shukarramãe: Solo song, man (Juparana) Solo 1:06
208
Javahe: Lullaby-Song, Mother and Child Mother and child 2:01

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