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Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” (with sheet music)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” 1st Mov. (with sheet music)

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Astrud Gilberto – Agua de Beber (1965) with guitar sheet music

Astrud Gilberto – Agua de Beber (1965) with guitar sheet music Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto, nascida Astrud Evangelina Weinert (Salvador, 29 de março de 1940), é uma cantora brasileira de bossa nova e jazz de fama internacional. Nascida em Salvador, Bahia, filha de mãe brasileira e pai alemão, mudou-se para o Rio de Janeiro com […]

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Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): A Retrospective Of the three stalwart Soviet composers who had achieved international fame during the reign of Josef Stalin, namely Sergey Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Aram Khachaturian, it was the latter who most consistently exemplified the tenets of Soviet Realism. As 2018 marks the fortieth anniversary of his passing, it is a […]

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Astrud Gilberto – Agua de Beber (1965) with guitar sheet music

Astrud Gilberto – Agua de Beber (1965) with guitar sheet music Lyrics: Eu quis amar mas tive medo e quis salvar meu coraçãoMas o amor sabe um segredo o medo pode matar o seu coraçãoÁgua de beber, água de beber camará, água de beber, água de beber camará Eu nunca fiz coisa tão certa, entrei […]

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Bill Evans – I Love You, Porgy (Gershwin) with sheet music

Bill Evans – I Love You, Porgy (Gershwin) with sheet music