The ijexá on guitar grooves

analysis of three cases of popular repertoire

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35699/2317-6377.2021.26666

Keywords:

Ijexá, Rhythm guitar, Brazilian song, Candomblé rhythms, Guitar grooves

Abstract

The article consists of an analysis of guitar grooves based on ijexá, a rhythm present in candomblé rituals and which becomes popular outside the terreiros due to the afoxés, carnival parades in Salvador/BA. Questions about the peculiarities of ijexá and its transformation into a popular genre are discussed throughout the text, as well as the relationship between the guitar grooves and the patterns of the rhythm, idiomatic factors and the context of the songs.

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Author Biographies

Felipe Corbani da Silva, University of the State of de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Graduated in Music Graduation at the University of the State of de Santa Catarina (2020) and master's student at the Graduate Program in Music at the University of the State of de Santa Catarina (2020). He works as a guitar player, specifically in the repertoire of Brazilian popular music. He is also graduated in Audio and Acoustics by Instituto de Áudio e Vídeo (2015) and works in the area of sound, captation, editing and post production of audio, as well as teaching courses in the field.

Bruno Madeira, University fo the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Awarded in the biggest guitar competitions in Brazil, the guitarist from Santa Catarina Bruno Madeira has been standing out in recent years as a soloist, teacher and researcher. Bachelor, Master and Doctor in Music by the State University of Campinas, Bruno has performed in shows, seminars, festivals, halls and concert series in Brazil and abroad. He has given recitals at Centro Cultural São Paulo and SESC Vila Mariana (São Paulo/SP), Quartas Clássicas - BNDES (Rio de Janeiro/RJ), Palcos Musicais (Londrina/PR), Festival Villa-Lobos de Inverno de São José dos Campos (S. J. Campos/SP), Casa da Música (Porto Alegre/RS), Casa Thomas Jefferson (Brasília/DF), SESC Paço da Liberdade and Museu Guido Viaro (Curitiba/PR), Itajaí Guitar Seminar (Itajaí/SC) and Espírito Santo Classical Music Festival (Vitória/ES). He has performed internationally as soloist in Argentina, Germany, Ecuador, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria. Bruno also performs as chamber musician in several formations: in the duo with the soprano Ana Carolina Sacco, focused on Spanish and Brazilian music; with the flutist Lucas Madeira, his brother, dedicated to the 20th century music for formation; with the violinist Leonardo Feichas, focused on Brazilian music; and with the pianist Samuel Pontes, having as repertoire the 20th century music for guitar and piano. In these formations, he performed in the series SESI Música (Santos, Mauá and Birigui/SP), SESI Música Erudita (São Bernardo do Campo, Santos and Mauá/SP), SESC Sonoro (São José dos Pinhais, Apucarana and Jacarezinho/PR), SESC Caiçuma das Artes (Rio Branco/AC), besides concerts in Campinas, Vinhedo, Taubaté, Bananal, São José dos Campos (SP), Florianópolis, Itajaí (SC), Itajubá (MG), Buenos Aires and La Plata (Argentina). He won prizes in several contests, among them the Best Villa-Lobos Interpreter in the X Villa-Lobos National Contest and first places in I International Guitarists Contest of Tatuí Conservatory, VI International Guitar Contest J. S. Bach, III Latin-American Guitar Contest Maurício de Oliveira and VIII Fred Schneiter National Guitar Contest. He has published articles in respected national and international congresses and magazines, from which we can highlight the researches on technical aspects of the guitar and the corporal gesture in the performance. Currently Bruno is a professor at the Santa Catarina State University, responsible for the guitar classes of the Bachelor and Degree courses in Music and is regularly invited to hold workshops, lectures and master classes at festivals, universities and conservatories. As a producer, he had projects approved in the Municipal Fund of Culture of São José dos Campos (2018), Circulation of Artistic Presentations - São José dos Campos (2018 and 2020), Music in the Vicentina Aranha Park (2018), Paranapiacaba Winter Festival (2017), Espírito Santo Erudite Music Festival (2017), SESI São Paulo Circulation (2017 and 2019), SESC Paraná Circulation (2019), Quartas Clássicas BNDES (2015 and 2018), Ponta Grossa Music Festival (2019) and Ibermúsicas (2019). 

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Published

2021-07-04

How to Cite

Silva, Felipe Corbani da, and Bruno Madeira. 2021. “The Ijexá on Guitar Grooves: Analysis of Three Cases of Popular Repertoire”. Per Musi, no. 41 (July):1-14. https://doi.org/10.35699/2317-6377.2021.26666.

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