© Music by Pixinguinha Lacerda and Lacerda Benedito
Alfredo da Rocha Viana Filho * ? Apr 23, 1897 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
† Feb 17, 1973 Ipanema (Brazil)
Lacerda Benedito * Mar 14, 1903 Macae (Brazil)
† Feb 16, 1958 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
It was December 2009 when Thomas L’Etienne was again with the band to gave a workshop, that he brought us this wonderful Brasilian choro song.
Choro (“cry” or “lament”), traditionally called chorinho (“little cry” or “little lament”), is a Brazilian popular music instrumental style. It’s origins are in 19th century Rio de Janeiro. i1