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Classics of the Brazilian Choro - Jacob do Bandolim

By Scott Tichenor
August 26, 2008 - 9:00 am

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Classics of the Brazilian Mandolin - Jacob do Bandolim, Parts 1 & 2

Classics of the Brazilian Mandolin - Jacob do Bandolim, Parts 1 & 2

Fremont, Calif. — ChoroMusic.com, publishers and creators of the popular play-along series "Classics of Brazilian Choro" have released Volumes 1 & 2 featuring the compositions of Jacob do Bandolim, Brazil's most famed mandolinist.

Choro, the first instrumental genre to appear in Brazilian popular music was born in 1870 in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the combination of European and African musical styles and rhythms. In the development of the various musical genres within Brazilian popular music, Choro eventually influenced, whether directly or indirectly, the creation of samba, bossa nova and many other musical genres.

The compositions of Jacob do Bandolim, widely considered one of the greatest Brazilian instrumentalists of all time, are a perfect match for the mandolinist or other instrumentalist looking to expand their musical vocabulary while playing along with a world class Choro ensemble.

As with previous releases from ChoroMusic.com, the musician is provided with CD including a full choro band that provides accompaniment—complete tracks with solo and split tracks without solo for you to play along, plus scores in standard notation for each composition in a convenient spiral bound book. Lead sheets are included for instruments in C, Bb and Eb.

Each book includes historical information on Brazilian choro and the featured composer, in English and Portugese.

Contents - Volume I

Bole-Bole
Cristal
De Coração a Coração
Migalhas de Amor
Nostalgia
Remelexo
Reminiscências
Tatibitate
Treme-Treme
Vale-Tudo
Vibrações
Gostosinho (dueto)

Specifications:
Size - 9 x 12 inches
Number of pages - 100
Presentation - spiral bound

Contents - Volume II
Biruta
Carícia
Doce de Coco
Encantamento
Eu e Você
Implicante
Mágoas
Nosso Romance
Receita de Samba
Simplicidade
Vascaíno
Sapeca (dueto)

Specifications:
Size - 9 x 12 inches
Number of pages - 100
Presentation - spiral bound

ChoroMusic.com, producer of the Classics of the Brazilian Choro is incorporated in California with a branch in São Paulo, Brazil and was created in mind with the goal to have Brazilan Choro promoted, recognized and played worldwide.

Additional information:
Purchase: From amazon.com
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