Elomar

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Elomar, 2010

Elomar (born December 21 1937) is a Brazilian writer, singer and composer. He wrote a very large amount of music, including works for Opera and vocal works. His music was influenced by both Brazilian folk music from the northeast region of Brazil and by Medieval music from Europe.[1][2]

Leomar brings to his songs the regional aspects of the sub-regions of the Northeast Region of Brazil. His use of language closely follows the dialect of inhabitants of the sertão, employing regional terms and variations of words, as well as borrowing chivalric romances traditions and customs.[3]

Discography[change | change source]

  • 1968 – O Violeiro/Canção da Catingueira (compacto simples)
  • 1972 – Das Barrancas do Rio Gavião (Phillips)
  • 1979 – Na Quadrada das Águas Perdidas (Marcus Pereira, LP)
  • 1979 – Parcela Malunga (Marcus Pereira, LP)
  • 1981 – Fantasia Leiga para um Rio Seco (Rio do Gavião, LP)
  • 1982 – ConSertão. Um Passeio Musical pelo Brasil (Kuarup, LP)
  • 1983 – Auto da Catingueira (gravadora e editora Rio do Gavião, LP)
  • 1983 – Cartas Catingueiras (gravadora e editora Rio do Gavião, LP)
  • 1984 – Cantoria 1 (Kuarup, LP)
  • 1984 – Cantoria 2 (Kuarup, LP)
  • 1985 – Sertania (Kuarup, LP)
  • 1986 – Dos Confins do Sertão (Trikont, LP)
  • 1988 – Concerto Sertanez (LP)
  • 1989 – Elomar em Concerto (Kuarup, LP)
  • 1992 – Árias Sertânicas (Rio do Gavião, LP)
  • 1995 – Cantoria 3 (Kuarup, CD)
  • 2016 - O Menestrel e o SertãoMundo

Works[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Recluso e 'anti-imagético', Elomar faz concertos neste fim de semana, O Globo (in portuguese)
  2. Rádio USP destaca a obra do cantor e compositor Elomar, Programa “Olhar Brasileiro” mostra as sofisticadas composições do artista baiano, University of São Paulo (in portuguese)
  3. MELLO, Elomar Figueira; CUNHA, João Paulo. Elomar: Cancioneiro. Belo Horizonte: Duo Editorial, 2008. Publicação contendo 1 livro ilustrado, 14 cadernos com partituras de 49 canções, e 1 caderno com letras das canções e notas editoriais. - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (in portuguese)