Highlights of Musical

About the works

The Coming Decline of Frevo

Tambourine Playing in Brazil

The African Influence in Brazilian Music

Frevo Steps and Music

Art and Artists

In Terms of Music from São Paulo

A Mistaken Analysis of a Brazilian Rhythm

Scales in Brazilian Folk Music

The Indians of Petrópolis

Índios or Cabôcos of Petrópolis

Notes on Playing Marbles

Variations on the Boi

Variations on the Baião

Variations on the Maxixe





Guerra-Peixe was renowned not only for his music, but also for his work as a researcher and writer. In his many articles and publications he critiqued his own art and documented step by step his long creative journey. The following texts address the ideas that inspired his compositions and help us better understand the artistís work.