Daniella Thompson. Translation: The ukulele is tuned differently -- the G fourth string has a higher sound than the C third string -- and utilizes nylon strings. Translation: The ukulele has an open tuning in G with nylon strings, the spacing between the strings is wider than in the cavaquinho, and the ukulele's body is more svelte and made of Hawaiian koa wood, which gives the ukulele its characteristic traditional sound. Post by Fred nono, Though the modern ukulele is closer to the "cavaquinho" played in regional portuguese music, the cavaquinho played in Brazil today is an "evolution" in the scientific sense of the instrument that was probably brought from the Madeira Islands. In essence they are two different instruments. Some disagree with me, but if it does not talk like a duck, nor it walks like a duck

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Supported by several musicians from Toronto who actively perform Brazilian music, Mr. Cazes will present an evening of original arrangements of classic choro compositions along with a few surprises, including music from his "Beatles 'n' Choro" project. Henrique Cazes is a noted performer and educator in Brazil with a vast discography dating back over thirty years.

A skilled multi-stylist, he is especially well-regarded as a performer of choro, an urban music practice related to samba, but featuring more elaborated song forms and instrumental improvisation. Henrique, who also holds an MA in ethnomusicology, is the author of Choro, do Quintal ao Municipal , a book length history of Brazilian choro, as well as Escola Moderna do Cavaquinho, a widely used teaching method for cavaquinho.

In addition to his many performing, recording, and publishing activities, Henrique is the director of the cavaquinho program at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Canada, M1C 1A4, Ph. We wish to acknowledge this land on which the University of Toronto operates.

For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land.

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Escola Moderna Do Cavaquinho - Henrique Cazes

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