Diplomata

© Music by Pixinguinha
Born as:
Alfredo da Rocha Viana Filho * ? Apr 23, 1897 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
† Feb 17, 1973 Ipanema (Brazil)

Thomas L’Etienne, long time friend of our band, was in Brazil for some weeks in 2009. When he was with us in April 2009 he gave us his arrangement, to try this Brazilian music for brassband. As so often he brought us a marvelous piece we liked from the beginning.
Lyrics:
Sources 1 (internet):  http://www.pixinguinha.com.br/img/biografia/biography-sergio.pdf

Sources 2 (brassband history):