Choro - Musical Definition

Choro - Choro is an instrumental Brazilian popular music genre which originated in 19th century Rio de Janeiro. Despite it's name, which means little cry or little lament, the music often has a fast and happy rhythm. Choro is considered the first characteristically Brazilian genre of urban popular music.

See for example, our collection of Brazilian Choro flute music compilation:

Brazilian Choro
for Flute

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