A feature documentary on the life and work of Brazilian conductor, teacher, musicologist and composer José Siqueira. Founder of some of the most important Brazilian orchestras, including the Brazilian Symphonic Orchestra, Siqueira was part of the 3rd. nationalist generation of Brazilian composers who used folklore as a source of inspiration and emphasized their northeastern roots in their work. An artist and leader of the musical class who showed the world the strength and diversity of Brazilian culture and who remains unknown in his own country after having his history erased by the Brazilian military dictatorship.
Toada para José Siqueira
José de Lima Siqueira, compositor e regente, foi um grande pesquisador das raízes musicais do Brasil e também fundou a Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira. Apesar disso, seu legado foi apagado após o golpe militar de 1964.