Aquarela do Brasil by Barroso. Sheet music for Flute, page 1.

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Barroso - Aquarela do Brasil

Sheet music for flute

Alt. Title: Brazil
Info: Aquarela do Brasil (Watercolor of Brazil), known in the English-speaking world simply as "Brazil", is one of the most famous Brazilian songs. The song only became famous after it was included in Walt Disney’s 1942 animated film Saludos Amigos. After that, the song became known not only in Brazil, but worldwide, becoming the first Brazilian song to be played over a million times on American radio. Due to the huge popularity achieved in the United States, it received an English version by songwriter Bob Russell.
Date: 1939
Artist: Ary de Resende Barroso
Born: 7 November 1903, Ubá
Died: 9 February 1964, Rio de Janeiro
The artist: Brazilian composer, pianist, soccer commentator, and talent-show host on radio and TV. He was one of Brazil's most successful songwriters in the first half of the 20th century. Barroso also composed many songs for Carmen Miranda during her career. Ary Barroso was the most influential pre-bossa nova composer in Brazil. Barroso's songs were recorded by a lengthy list of artists including Carmen Miranda and João Gilberto.
Instrument: Flute
Key: F major
Range: Bb4 - E6
Time signature: 2/4
Tempo: 66 BPM
Duration: 2:04
Pages: 2
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Popular
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