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Not just naming them, but trying to understand what they are doing in the piece.

Chôro da saudade (Barrios Mangoré, Agustín)

So be careful when you play a choro not to “over-romanticyze” it. Pay attention to the way the syncopation has a subtle accent, sometime by a small delay of the exact tempo, sometime by a small stacatto. If you listen to Villa-Lobos own recording of this piece you will notice he has a proper swing because Villa-Lobos knew how to play choros.

Also, is anyone familiar with the Richard Stover transcription and what are your thoughts about it. In some cases where the bassline is descending a whole step from one measure to the next, Barrios takes it down a half step in the middle of the bar to produce a chromatic line.

Analysis of Choro da Saudade -Barrios – Classical Guitar

Normal forum copyright rules apply. In nostalgia, one has a mixed happy and sad feeling, a memory of happiness but a sadness for its impossible return and sole existence in the past. Classical Guitar Skip to content.

Mazurkas have their own variations too and they have some sort of characteristic swing. Saudade is like nostalgia but with the hope that what is being longed for might return, even if that return is unlikely or so distant in the future to be almost of no consequence to the present.


Nostalgia chorl located in the past and is somewhat conformist while saudade is very present, anguishing, anxious chor extends into the future. They are not chords that I know. I did get used to the scordatura It is better if you play it in some sort of “baroque style”.

I had a look at the score – it looks to me as though mm. Thanks Owl for that fine answer. Personally I would look at this as an alteration of the first chord rather than a true change of harmony – I don’t think the harmony really changes until the next measure. Then perhaps I would recognize it the next time I see it.

In the end the reason for this is the same as the reason for the semitones in the scale saudadde many of the issues around temperament — the fifth does not fit neatly into the octave. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp.

Any help is appreciated. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. In Portuguese, the same word nostalgia has quite a different meaning.

Bearing those things in saudadr might make it easier to identify the underlying chords. Thanks for that explanation, Owl.

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I will stretch my fingers with the Choro da Saudade and my mind with these youtube lessons. He knew how to compose and how to play a choro. A choro is a particular style of music He won the two most important guitar competitions of that time in the same year It is something like a mazurka. I would sing the note names as I played the bass line separately and that helps a lot.


I am grasping for some way to understand what he is doing so I can remember the sequence better. I play the Jobim tune “Chega de Saudade”, also known as “No More Blues”, and I’ve been told that the portugese and english lyrics are really very different, and that ‘saudade’ is a word that doesn’t translate to english in a simple word such as ‘blues”.

The choro I already knew but the saudade I have been hearing since way back in jazz music, brazilian and non-brazilian, and did not know.

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However, I always want more than one road sign to follow! It is also important to notice that the improvisation style is more related to baroque practices than a romantic style bsrrios modern jazz. On the mazurka the second beat has a small accent and maybe the third beat is a little bit delayed. Board index All times are UTC. The unreachable chord in measure 28 crossbarremy teacher revoiced and I’m playing it at VI with the Eb on string 5, but that wouldn’t really change its ID