Vera Cruz was the first name gave to the brazilian
lands when it was discovered
by the Old Age World.
The sonority and the exotic scales used on this
brings the modalism of the iberic songs of the XVI
century, with important historic and
ethnic base for the Brazilian musical structures,
especially of the Northwest Region.
Much we can research and discuss about these
influences; the books of Mario de
Andrade about the Brazilian dramatic dances show , for
example, our iberic, gypsy and
nomad roots. Another good research is the books of
Ariano Suassuna, like ?The