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2014 | 3 | 79-93

Article title

THE BRAZILIAN CHORO: ITS HISTORY AND STRUCTURE

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Abstracts

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This article examines the Brazilian musical genre known as Choro. Having discussed the history of Brazil, the genre is subsequently discussed within a broader context of Brazilian popular music. Many important aspects of Brazilian music related to Choro are considered: (1) the influence of African culture and European music; (2) the role of classical composers like Heitor Villa-Lobos; and, (3) the influence of sacred music, opera and other popular musical types. There is also a detailed explanation of the connection between Choro and jazz, with special attention given to the structure of the music and the role of improvisation

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3

Pages

79-93

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Dates

published
2014

Contributors

  • Eastman School of Music University of Rochester Rochester

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Publication order reference

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2083-1226

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