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Chiquinha Gonzaga and the Rise of Choro

Written by Jay Fenner

July 28, 2021 11:38 AM
Brazilian Composer Chiquinha Gonzaga was extremely important in establishing the popularity of the music and dance associated with the Brazilian Choro, however her impact is generally overlooked within the canon of South American classical music. Fenner takes a look at the history of Gonzaga and her works, and analyzes her influence in early 20th-century Brazilian popular music.

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