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Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5

Word count: 240

Song Cycle by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)

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1. Aria (Cantilena)


Tarde uma nuvem rósea lenta e transparente.
Sobre o espaço, sonhadora e bela!
Surge no infinito a lua docemente,
Enfeitando a tarde, qual meiga donzela
Que se apresta e a linda sonhadoramente,
Em anseios d'alma para ficar bela
Grita ao céu e a terra toda a Natureza!
Cala a passarada aos seus tristes queixumes
E reflete o mar toda a Sua riqueza...
Suave a luz da lua desperta agora
A cruel saudade que ri e chora!
Tarde uma nuvem rósea lenta e transparente
Sobre o espaço, sonhadora e bela!


2. Dansa (Martelo)


Irerê, meu passarinho do sertão do Cariri
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