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Published on Jul 31, 2016
This recording is part of a commemorative DVD/Book set from 2005. For the 60th anniversary of the Metropole Orchestra, entitled "Metropole Orkest 60 jaar".
The recording itself was taken in January of 1980. For a TV program "Music Gallery" by AVRO television of the Netherlands.
João Gilberto, the Brazilian creator of Bossa Nova, played “Wave” or “Vou te contar” in Portuguese, from Antonio Carlos Jobim. Accompanied by the Dutch Metropole Orchestra, then conducted by Rogier van Otterloo, with arrangement from Claus Ogerman.
The set has never been officially available but was handed out in honour of the 60th anniversary of the orchestra.
Author: Henk van Gelder Title: "Metropole Orkest 60 jaar" Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Amsterdam 2005