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Um Canto de Afoxé para o Bloco do Ilê (Ilê Ayê)

I just completed an arrangement of Caetano Veloso's wonderful "Um Canto de Afoxé para o Bloco do Ilê"  for SATBB (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass) and bongos.

The original can be found on David Byrne's compilation Brazilian Classics Volume 1: Beleza Tropical and of course on one of Veloso's albums as well.

Here's the original Windows Media version, and here's an MP3 of my arrangement that came out of Sibelius. Unfortunately the playback is a bit funky in bars 27/28 and the end. Also the whistle tweets are supposed to be claps, but you get the idea. Contact me at if you would like to use the arrangement.