Corcovado by Antonio Carlos Jobim

Corcovado by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)

Tom Jobim Antonio Carlos, also known as Tom Jobim was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, and his songs have been performed by many singers and instrumentalists within Brazil and internationally.




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“Corcovado” (known in English as “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars”) is a bossa nova song written by Antonio Carlos Jobim. The English lyrics were written by Gene Lees. The US chart version was sung by Andy Williams. The title refers to the Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro.

Bossa Nova. 76 Measures. 6 Pages. Time Signature 2/2. Key of Am.

Category: 20th Century, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Bossa/Salsa, Brazil, Jazz/Blues, South America

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2 responses to “Corcovado by Antonio Carlos Jobim”

  1. frank says:

    Hi….. thanks for the “corcovado” arrangement, does the midi of this piece sound exactly like the guitar music notation , or is the midi a keyboard arrangement? Thanks.

    Frank

    • admin says:

      Thank you. tom jobim’s the best. to answer your question, yes midi sounds exactly like the notation. i use guitar pro 6 to generate the pdf and midi. (same source)

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