Created by Almir Chediak; Lumiar Editoria, Rio de Janeiro, 2007
I have beagun to practice the songs from the Songbook Choro. For every piece I try to find recordings or videos. There are 97 choros in this songbook, and I will nedd some time to complete this, and maybe I will leave out some of the pieces.
I am currently changing the complete layout of this Songbook Choro pages in the German version, with one main video for each Choro in the Songbook Choro, and only ca. 5 choros per page. I think this will be better than my first version - so maybe the German version is interesting for you:
Enlish Version will be updated later
I have skipped this, the melody goes down to the lower F - it is too low for the mandolin.
There are several videos at youtube:
|Ginga do Mané-Jacob do Bandolim-Nicolas Krassik||played on the violin, jazzy|
|Rogério Caetano, Amoy Ribas e Eduardo Neves. Programa Talentos-Tv Câmara.||with
flute, guitar and
pandeiro - jazzy
|Grup Um a Zero||etwas gemütlichere, typische Choro-Version, auch mit Flöte, schön zu sehen das Cavaquinho|
|Choro das Tres||very fast, with banjo and flute|
|Victor Angeleas e Vinícius Vianna||at
last a version with
10-string mandolin and guitar
I like to play this, it's really fun. I have played it very often and lerant it by heart.
There is a video played on the flute by Dudu da Flauto:
Dudu da Flauto - A vida é um buraco
You can find an hour with Music of Pixinguinha on www.jazzatlincolncenter.org in the archive: www.jazzatlincolncenter.org/jazzcast/archive
Agüenta Seu Fulgencio is a very popular tune. I have found several youtube videos. I like this tune, the first part includes a very tricky part that needs some practice!
|Choro das Tres - Video 1|
|Choro das Tres - Video 2||Both versions by Choro das Tres are played very fast on a tenor banjo - the sound is 5 notes lower compared to the mandolin.|
|Son de Caribe||Son
de Caribe are
playing this melody a bit slower with
steeldrum, guitar and percussion. This version is good for learning and
practicing the tune!
|Trio Madeira do Brasil||On this version the mandolin is unfortunately not recorded very well.|
A fantastic waltz! I knew that I had heard this melody, then I found the recording on my Jacob do Bandolim CD.
Easy to be played, but with tremolo if possible. Would be also good for a version for mandolin orchestra.
Jacob do Bandolim plays this a bit to hard, I would prefer a softer version.
You can find another recording of Alma Brasileira ion the Homepage of the small mandolin orchestra Spokandolin.
I have not played this spanisch influenced choro yet. You can find a short example from a CD by Jacob do bandolim at:
Jacob do Bandolim
This is a special composition for the mandolin with many chords and certainly not easy to play. It was recorded for the CD Domingo Na Geral by Cristóvão Bastos and the group Nó em Pingo D'Água. A short example can be found on Domingo Na Geral
This choro has been recorded with trumpet by Joatan Nascimento on his CD Eu Choro Assim. A short example can be found at cliquemusic.uol.com.br
This choro is quite easy, only the second part in g-minor is a little more difficult.
This seams to be one of the favorites of Armadinho, there are several version by hin at youtube: Version von Armadinho
Another version is used as the background music in the movie Road to Rio (1947) with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. Most of the time the music is heard in the background, but in the end the dancing musicians are shown - very funny!
Mike Marshall und Hamilton de Holanda have combined this melody with the bluegrass classic Blackberry Blossom - also a very interesting version!
This tune is also contained in my Jacom do Bandolim book - one of my favorites.
This is one of the often played Choros by Jacob do Bandolim.
There are many videos of this at youtube:
youtube videos assanhado + bandolim
A selection of the most interesting videos:
Armadinho e Epoca de Ouro
Armadinho und das Tucan Trio
jazzige Version mit Saxofon, Schlagzeug und 10-saitigem bandolim
Paulo Sà Quartett in Italien
Fernando Sodré (viola)
Atlantico is one of the well known choros by Ernesto Nazareth. This video is played by an inknown group, the melody is first played by a flute. Later a cavaquinho and a piano take over the melody.
A short example can be found at Jacob do Bandolim
Atraente was composed by the female composer Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935)
Some information about the composer can be found on the homepage of Ante Schrupp Homepage von Antje Schrupp
composed the first carneval song Abra Alas in history and is known as
the mother of all carneval prozessions. Atraent was her first
successfull composition in 1877.
I found a video of the pianist Clara Sverne who played Atraent for the 160th birthday of Chiquinha Gonzaga. Atraente is the last piece in the video.
Another videos shows Talitha Perese with a trio with gitar, cavaquinho and pandeiro.
You can find a free score of Atraente at www.free-scores.com
Another source for information abaout Chiquinha Gonzaga is the homepage dedicated to her: www.chiquinhagonzaga.com
Benzinho is another well known choro by Jacob do Bandolim. I have found 3 videos at youtube, including an interesting duo with jazz-guitarists Howard Alden and Michele Ramo. So Benzinho can also be played in a jazzy way.
Benzinho videos at youtube
This is one of my favorite choros at the moment. As it is a slower one, it is good to start wih - it is not so difficult.
I have found 3 videos at youtube until now, where the melody is played by flute, cavaquinho and mandolin.
youtube videos caminhando + cavaquinho
The first choro in this selection by the flutist Altamiro Carrilho. I have not found a video of Canarinho Teimoso, but I have found many videos with Altamiro Carrilho.
Ther are also some videos of a group named after this song: Videos of the Groupo Canarinho Teimoso
The first 30 seconds of this song in two different versions can be found at discosdobrasil
Carinhoso is one of the most popular choros in this selection - everybody in Brazil knows this and can sing it.
There are many youtube videos of Carinhoso, I found the following videos most interesting:
Nicanor Teixeira is a Brazilian guitarist and composer. I have not found a video with the Carioca No. 1, but I have found a recording of this piece in the blog:
VIOLÃO com Fábio Zanon
In this blog you can download a complete one hour radio broadcast by Fábio Zanon with music played and composed by Nicanor Teixeira.
The Carioca 1 is a nice chord progression and is not too difficult.
From this blog you can also find another interesting series of broadcasts by Fábio Zanon - a series about the art of the guitar, beginning with Llobet and Pujol, Agustin Barrios, Segovia until the beginning of the 21st century:
A Arte do Violão - Programas idealizados e apresentados por Fábio Zanon
24 Cem Anos de Choro - Capiba
25 Chorando pra Pixinguinha - Toquinho
26 Chorinho do Sovaco de Cobra - Abel Ferreira
After a break for some time I have returned to the songbook choro and have dicovered the Chorinho na gafieira, a more slow choro composed by Astor Silva who was a trombone player and popular arranger and producer.
I have found two versions at youtube, first a recording from the "Show do Sardinha's Club" beim "Festival Sul Americano". The melody is played by trombone, followed by Eduardo Neves (flute) and Bernardo Bosísio (7-string guitar). The bandolim in this video is played by Rodrigio Lessa, who also playes a nice solo. This choro is played in a jazzy mood.
The second video is similar, also with trombone, flute and clarinet. The music is used for a dance performace.
Show do Murmurando no Teatro José de Alencar, em 15 de julho de 2008...
More information about Astor Silva can be found in the Dicionario Cravo Albin da Musicar Polular Brasileira . He died in 1968. I have not found videos with Astor Silva himself at youtube. There is also some information about Astor Silva in the Loronix Blog - a great resource for the Musica Popular Brasileira (MBP).
29 Choro de Memórias - Paulinho da Viola
30 Cochichando - Pixinguinha
31 Conversa de Botequim - Vadico e Noel Rosa
32 De Coração a Coração - Jacob do Bandolim
33 De Limoeiro a Mossoró - Jacob do Bandolim
34 Dengoso - João Pernambuco
35 Desvairada - Garoto
36 Diabinho Maluco - Jacob do Bandolim
37 Dinorah - Benedito Lacerda
38 Displicente - Pixinguinha
39 Do Sorriso das Mulheres Nasceram as Flores - Eduardo Souto
40 Doce de Côco - Jacob do Bandolim
41 Doutor Sabe Tudo - Dilermando Reis
42 Enigmático - Altamiro Carrilho
43 Espinha de Bacalhau - Severino Araújo
44 Eu quero é Sossego - K-Ximbinho Hianto de Almeida
45 Feitiço - Jacob do Bandolim
Flor Amorosa was composed by Joaquim Callado in the 19t, century. Callado is said to have used the term "choro" for the first time in history. Youo can find more information about Flor Amorosa, the composer and some links in the Choro Blog
47 Fogo na Roupa - Altamiro Carrilho
48 Forró de Gala - Jacob do Bandolim
49 Gadú Namorando - Alcyr Pires Vermelho
50 Garoto - Tom Jobim
51 Glória - Pixinguinha
52 Graúna - João Pernambuco
53 Harmonia Selvagem - Dante Santoro
54 Haroldo no Choro - Abel Ferreira
55 Implicante - Jacob do Bandolim
56 Inesquecível - Paulinho da Viola
57 Língua de Preto - Honorino Lopes
58 Mimosa - Jacob do Bandolim
59 Mistura e Manda - Nelson Alves
60 Modulando - Rubens Leal Brito
61 Murmurando - Fon-fon
62 O bom filho à casa torna - Bonfiglio de Oliveira
63 O voo da mosca - Jacob do Bandolim
64 Odeon - Ernesto Nazareth
65 Os Cinco Companheiros - Pixinguinha
66 Os três Chorões - Cristóvão Bastos
67 Paciente - Pixinguinha
68 Paraquedista - José Leocádio
69 Perspectivo - Cristóvão Bastos
70 Picadinho a Baiana - Luperce Miranda
This is a fantastic composition, one of the best pieces by Luperce Mirandy in my opinion.
72 Quinta Valsa de Esquina - Francisco Mignone
73 Radamés y Pelé - Tom Jobim
74 Recado - Rossini Ferreira
75 Receita de Samba - Jacob do Bandolim
76 Remexendo - Radamés Ganattali
77 Revendo o Passado - Feire Júnior
76 Remexendo - Radamés Ganattali
Revendo o passado - a composition by Freire Junior - has been played by Baden Powell, and I have found a youtube video of a TV show where he plays this piece. I have found some other videos with solo-guitar, but no video with a band.
A beautiful recording from a guitar workshop in rio in 1992 can be found in the Loronix Blog - in this version the melody is played by a bandolim, and it is played very, very well. Unfortunately there is no information about the name of the bandolim player.
This is my youtube playlist for Revendo o Passado:
78 Rio Antigo - Altamiro Carrilho
79 Rosa - Pixinguinha
80 Santa Morena - Jacob do Bandolim
81 Sapeca - Jacob do Bandolim
82 Sarau pra Radamés - Paulinho da Viola
I will collect some interesting videos in my Playlist Se Ela Perguntar.
84 Sensível - Pixinguinha
85 Serpentina - Nelson Alves
86 Sons de Carrilhões - João Pernambuco
87 Subindo ao Céu - Aristides Borges
88 Tempo de Criança - Dilermando Reis
89 Tira Poeira - Sátiro Bilhar e Jacob do Bandolim
90 Turbilhão de Beijos - Ernesto Nazareth
91 Um Chorinho Diferente - El Gaúcho e Ivonne Rebello
92 Um Chorinho em aldeia - Severino Araújo
93 Um Sarau para Rafael - Paulinho da Viola
94 Urubu Malandro - Loro e João Barro
95 Vale Tudo - Jacob do Bandolim
96 Valsa sem Nome - Baden Powell
97 Vibrações - Jacob do Bandolim
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