Learn how to play a solo guitar arrangement for Carinhoso, by Pixinguinha. Lesson about Choro in the solo guitar style.
Learn how to play the Choro rhythm on the guitar, one of the most typical styles of Brazilian music. Brazilian rhythms for guitar.
Learn how to play Feitio de oração, by Noel Rosa and Vadico, in the style of classical guitar. A beautiful and very traditional Brazilian samba.
Learn how to play Doce de coco, by Jacob do Bandolim, in the style of classical guitar. One of the most beautiful Brazilian choros of all time.
As I showed in the previous post about Bossa nova, the stress point is one of most important things to keep in mind relative to the rhythms. The Choro, for example, when is played incorrectly (putting accent on the beat) may sounds like European march. You can realize this in “Mozart’s Turkish March” (K331).
The Choro emerged on the middle of 19th Century. At first, it was more a way to play European music than an authentic Brazilian music style. See the rhythm notation in the following example:
Note that there are two types of accent marks. The first indicates that we have to play a […]