Brazilian Rhythms – Choro (FREE LESSON)

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 […]

Brazilian Rhythms – Choro (FREE LESSON)2018-06-08T11:08:27-05:00

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