English translation: distills/is the distillation of
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23:05 Nov 12, 2003
Portuguese to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary
Portuguese term or phrase:condensa
Não por acaso, a produção desse período nas três áreas referidas um lento processo de amadurecimento estético que encontra ressonância fora do seu contexto de origem, ganhando considerável expressão mundial.
The context is an article on Brazilian architecture - the three areas referred to are architecture, popular music and the visual arts.
As far as 'condensa' goes, it's one of those cases of 'I know what it means but I just can't think of a good way of putting it in English'