Zequinha Abreu : Tico-Tico no fuba
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About 'Tico-Tico no fuba'
||Abreu, Zequinha (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||September 19, 1880
|Died:|| January 22, 1935
|The Artist:||Jose Gomes de Abreu, better known as Zequinha de Abreu was a Brazilian musician and composer.|
|Composition Info:||Tico-Tico no Fubá is the title of a renowned Brazilian choro music piece composed by Zequinha de Abreu in 1917. Its original title was Tico-Tico no Farelo, but since Brazilian guitarist Américo Jacomino Canhoto (1889–1928) had a work with the same title, Abreu's work was given its present name in 1931.|
Choro (literally translated meaning lament) is also popularly known as chorinho in the affectionate diminutive form of Brazilian Portuguese. "Fubá" is a type of maize flour, and "tico-tico" is the name of a bird, the rufous-collared sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis). Hence, "tico-tico no fubá" means "sparrow in the cornmeal".
|Score Key||C minor (Sounding Pitch)|
|Tempo Marking||q = 80 |
|Number of Pages||2|
|Difficulty Level||Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players|