Raízes - A Piano in the Amazon

Raízes - A Piano in the Amazon

NR 28 minMusic, Documentary
The pianist Carla Ruaro and her team embarked on a 40 days expedition which involved hoisting a piano onto a boat and traversing the Brazilian Amazon. In collaboration with local composers, the aim of this independent project was to take contemporary Amazonian music to remote riverside communities and an instrument they've never seen before. Through the acquisition and transportation of the instrument to the workshops and musical presentations for the communities along the river margins, the project also strengthens the bonds with hold together the riverside communities, an appreciation of the value of communities and artists.
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DirectorsCarla RuaroJoão Santos