NEWS

Dec
18

Curitiba, Brasil: Centenas de músicos, milhares de pessoas, um sonho

by Elizabeth Hunter

A Fundação PFC está lançando seu primeiro programa de música na América do Sul, em Curitiba , Brasil. Este trabalho incrível deve-se a uma comunidade que decidiu agir através do poder da música. O Playing for Change Day 2014 na cidade de Curitiba foi um sucesso,bateu recordes de mais de 100 apresentações por toda a cidade, bem como o show da banda PFC com ingressos esgotados para mais de 1.400 pessoas. A equipe de Curitiba inspira todos nós e despertou a paixão PFC entre as pessoas no Brasil.

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Dec
17

Curitiba, Brazil: Hundreds of Musicians, Thousands of People, One Dream

by Elizabeth Hunter

PFCF is launching its first music program in South America—in Curitiba, Brazil—thanks to the amazing work of a community that decided to take action through the power of music. Having hosted a record-breaking Playing For Change Day extravaganza boasting over 100 performances throughout the city, as well as a sold-out PFC Band concert for over 1,400, the Curitiba team inspires all of us and has ignited the PFC passion among the people in Brazil.

Check out this new video and discover how this all came together. Take a tour of the community of Cajuru where the new program will be located. Join the amazing Curitiba team and other passionate visionaries like them to provide music education for children in need around the world.

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Dec
15

Sarangi

by William Aura

The Sarangi is a folk Nepalese string instrument. Unlike Classical Indian Sarangi, it has four strings and all of them are played. Although originally used for voice accompaniments, the Sarangi gained a reputation as a wonderful solo instrument. The technique used is to play the main strings with the tops of the fingernails of the left hand. It is bowed with a heavy bow. The instrument is made of a block of tun wood, with a goatskin stretched over the body. When played by a master, the Sarangi is capable of closely imitating the nuances of the human voice.

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