Maria Toledo

This morning when opening comments I found one by Frank-Oliver: He informed me that Maria Helena Toledo passed away.
Here is his comment:
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Hello Milan,
I just heard that Maria Toledo died on February 3, 2010.
Here is a very personal report about her life and death by Arnaldo de Souteiro on his blog:
http://jazzstation-oblogdearnaldodesouteiros.blogspot.com/2010/02/rip-maria-helena-toledo-aka-maria.html
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Maria Toledo was a singer whose songs I have been searching a few years ago over the net and stumbled so upon the complete treasure of Brazilian music, previously hidden from me as well as from others all over the world.
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As I have not one of her recordings that have not been released commercially or otherwise, I am posting here a post production of her rendition of Insensatez done by me some four years ago:
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The Theatre Soundtrack (a Parallel Realities Studio production):
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1. Insensatez (Tom Jobim / Vinicius de Moraes) – Arhitektura zvuka: Milan Filipović – 9:49
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INSIDE THE THEATRE

Maria Toledo


Looks like a created a confusion with one album on my Santa Claus wish list: 1962 Maria Toledo sings Bonfa.
It is an obscure album which is impossible to find (at last for me), for which I could not find even the track listing and not a thumbnail of the cover.
In 1967 Maria Toledo recorded an album with almost the same title: Maria Toledo sings the best of Luiz Bonfa, which I have for a long time. It is a beautiful recording but as it is commercially available I did not post it here to avoid problems with violations of copyright issues.
Last night I checked my mailbox and found this album which Edson Mendes sent to me assuming that it is the one from my wish list.
Well, everybody here knows that Edson’s transfers from vinyl are perfect and so are his cover scans. As I did not have the back cover and my audio copy was rather weak, I was delighted but also ashamed that now I have something that I can not share with you.
OK, the music is copyrighted, commercially available and I can not post it but Edson’s high quallity scans form his own vinyl is something that is a beauty in itself and I can share it.
So I am doing it.
The zip file contains high resolution scans of both covers and a text file Edson sent.
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Creditos: Edson Mendes