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In September, MCB launches a project that recalls more than 20 years of musical curatorship

The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, launches on Spotify the first playlist signed by great names who have already been curated by the project Música no MCB.

With continuous editions since 1999, the Music at MCB has had as curators: Tiche Puntoni, Akiko Oyafuso, Carlinhos Antunes, conductor Roberto Sion, Benjamim Taubkin, conductor Júlio Medaglia, conductor João Carlos Martins, Antônio Nóbrega, Guga Stroeter, Arrigo Barnabé, Magda Pucci, Anna Maria Kiefer and Miriam Taubkin.

The first guest to create the playlistCuradoria MCB’ is Carmelita Rodrigues de Moraes, coordinator of Music at MCB for over 17 years. The history of music at the Museu da Casa Brasileira is intertwined with Carmelita’s, who carries rich experiences in cultural institutions such as the Secretary of Culture of the State of São Paulo and the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS).

When invited to join the MCB team, the professional brought years of expertise in music and culture to add to the project, which, some years later, would be personified by her. “Carmelita Moraes has been responsible for the success of Música no MCB for over 15 years, a talent recognized both by the musicians and by the project’s public”, says Miriam Lerner, general director of the institution.

Divulgação: Playlist 'Curadoria MCB: Carmelita Rodrigues de Moraes'


The playlist signed by Carmelita recalls some artists who have already visited the MCB terrace, showing the diversity of genres brought by the presentations that took place at the museum over the years. “The objective is to promote plural music, with different musical origins”, explains Carmelita.

The list with about 25 songs features from contemporary bands of Brazilian popular music such as Mustache and Apaches and Metá Metá, through renowned works such as those of Carlinhos Antunes, Antonio Nóbrega and Toninho Ferragutti, children’s songs like ‘Lobo-Guará’, from CD Brasileirinhos – Music for the Animals of Brazil, and showing diversity with The Klezmatics – klezmer music group influenced by black and gospel music. Samba, on the other hand, appears represented by Dona Inah – legendary samba singer who recorded her first album only in the 2000s.

To listen to the full playlist, visit:

In addition to the playlist ‘Curadoria MCB: Carmelita Rodrigues de Moraes‘, on the institution’s Spotify it is possible to listen to the playlists ‘Música no MCB‘, updated every two months, and ‘The Brazilian house on the radio waves’, of popular songs between 1920 and 1950.


About MCB
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretary of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, is dedicated to the preservation and diffusion of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country specialized in architecture and design. The MCB’s program includes temporary and long-term exhibitions, with an agenda that also includes educational service activities, debates, lectures and publications contextualizing the museum’s vocation for the formation of critical thinking on topics such as architecture, urbanism, housing, economics creativity, urban mobility and sustainability. Among its numerous initiatives, the Design MCB Award stands out, the main segment award in the country held since 1986; and the Casas do Brasil project, to rescue and preserve memory about the rich diversity of living in the country.

The MCB is temporarily closed. In the current scenario, MCB adapts its content to digital, making several materials available in its #MCBemcasa campaign and the #CulturaemCasa platform. Among the content launched, there is a virtual visit, playlists, articles and activities on social networks. Follow!

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