Carlos Gomes

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        Though today obscure, Gomes once seemed to be at the forefront of the post-Verdi generation of Italian opera composers. While he occasionally incorporated elements of Brazilian music -- particularly rhythmic patterns and echoes of traditional melodic lines -- he mastered the Italian style so deftly and enjoyed his greatest successes in Italy where his works are generally considered part of the Italian school rather than a Brazilian one. His father, a bandmaster, taught him how t... Read more

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