Choro Bachiano

Opus #15

Choro, a traditional music from Brazil which was very popular at the beginning of the twentieth century, is basically composed in rondo form. In this piece an introduction and coda are presented in the style of Bach and Villa Lobos. An enjoyable and graceful piece.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 5′

Setup: Solo Marimba, 4 mallets.

Available in: Hard copy

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Program Note

Choro is a traditional music from Brazil which was very popular at the beginning of the twentieth century. The evolution of the Choro gave birth to the samba and later to the bossa nova. Choro is basically composed in rondo form (ABACA). In this piece an introduction and a coda is presented in the style of Bach and Villa Lobos. An enjoyable and lyrical piece.

Choro Bachiano

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