Elis Regina

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This is a CD reissue of an album recorded live during Regina's historic show on July 25, 1977. The tickets were entirely sold out in eight hours, a couple of weeks in advance. Most of these classic songs weren't published until then, and Regina can be imputed with their success. More than that, they became Regina classics, deeply associated with her interpretation: "Cartomante," "Transversal Do Tempo," "Qualquer Dia," and "Romaria," for example. This album's repertoire, with exceptions, is dedicated to several new artists discovered by Regina: Renato Teixeira, João Bosco/Aldir Blanc, Milton Nascimento/Fernando Brant, Belchior, Ivan Lins/Vítor Martins, and several other great composers. The band counts with Regina's second husband César Camargo Mariano (piano/keyboards) and bassist Luizão Maia, along with several other good musicians who fit accordingly into the bill. The highly emotional atmosphere, heard through the intense participation of the audience, was a prognostic that those interpretations were to remain eternal.

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