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I’ll take a look at that lesson link when I get to a place with a better internet connection tomorrow. It is hard to explain. Then perhaps I chorro recognize it the next time I see it. On the mazurka the second beat has a small accent and maybe the third beat is a little bxrrios delayed.

I’m afraid I will have to watch it a number of times more before all that sinks in.

I hear 7 chords, diminished, suspended maybe Bass line is also very important. Any help is appreciated.

I know you will do it justice I think it is actually Choro da Saudade Owl. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. A choro is a particular style of music Not just naming them, but trying to understand what they are doing in the piece. It is better if you play it in some sort of “baroque style”. Classical Guitar Skip to content. 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.

Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. The sound result explains better than thousands of words He knew how to compose and how to play a choro.

Analysis of Choro da Saudade -Barrios – Classical Guitar

It is also important to notice that the improvisation style is more related to baroque practices than a romantic style or modern jazz. It is something like a mazurka. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. I just ordered it today and am looking forward to getting it. I am grasping for some way to understand what he is doing so I can remember the sequence better.


Also, is anyone familiar with the Richard Stover transcription and what are your thoughts about it. This section is read-only. He won the two most important guitar competitions of that time in the same year Apparently Barrios wrote this piece upon hearing of the death of a friend, so although the piece is sad it also has the joy of particular memories I play this piece myself and it’s very beautiful They are not chords that I know.

That is why I wanted to understand the choice of chords in this section. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Chôro da saudade (Barrios Mangoré, Agustín)

If you ask yourself what note you would expect the piece to end on, if it were to end at the first possible opportunity, that note is what you perceive as the tonal centre at that point it may be better to call it the root of the chord that defines the tonal centre.

So you can easily find some of his CDs on sites like A m a z o n. 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. The big problem is that the correct rhythm cannot be translated into a score with accuracy.

I’m beginning to learn Choro de Saudade and am wondering if anyone knows the meaning of the title? The choro I already cjoro but the saudade I have been zaudade since way back in jazz music, brazilian and non-brazilian, and did not know.

On the sound samples ds the page, listen carfully to the accompaniment made by 7-string guitar bass-linescavaquinho a kind of soprano-guitar, performing the syncopation together with some percussion. 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 dhoro doesn’t translate to english in a simple word such as ‘blues”.


In nostalgia, one has a mixed happy and sad feeling, a memory of happiness but a sadness for barrio impossible return and sole existence in the past. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Normal forum copyright rules apply. My dw of music theory is very primitive.

Barrios title meaning? – Classical Guitar

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Thanks Owl for that fine answer. I’m trying to identify them so I can at least learn something more than “my fingers go in these places on these frets in this shape” as I commit this piece to memory. I did get used to the scordatura In the end the reason for this is the same as the reason for the semitones in the scale sahdade many of the issues around temperament — the fifth does not fit dx into the octave.

The way I was remembering the sequence was by where the bass line was going.

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Stover has dedicated his life to researching and promoting Barrios and i don’t believe you can go wrong using any of his editions. Mazurkas have their own variations too and they have some sort of bzrrios swing.

There is some use of the same device in the bassline – again I don’t think this really gives you two different harmonies.

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