Texts

 

 

Highlights of Musical
Development



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


Zabumba

 

INTRODUCTION
 

 

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.