Sunday, 3 February 2013
Ruy Gomez, a Brazilian reader who noticed that I like accordion music here, kindly sent me some links to to the work of the Brazilian folk musician and composer Renato Borghetti. See his official site www.renatoborghetti.com.br for more background. He's a brilliant exponent of the flavour of diatonic button accordion called gaita in the southernmost state of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul. Enjoy!
O sem vergonha
I rather liked, by the way, the folk poem on the site, collected by the folklorist Paixão Cortes, about the cultural evolution of the region: