Joaquim Callado 1

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12 songs★★☆

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The series “Classics of the Brazilian Choro – You are the Soloist!” enables you to discover the Choro style through the incomparable experience of performing the compositions yourself, accompanied by a Choro Ensemble.

Each volume of the series features a famous composer of this amazing music style, including his/her main compositions in a digitally-mastered audio CD and a high-quality printed music book with the corresponding C, Bb and Eb scores, as well as interviews, biography, and relevance of the author to the history of Choro.

Using the CD, listen to the complete stereo tracks (with soloists) for your reference. Tune your instrument (flute, sax, clarinet or mandolin) using the tuning notes. Now have fun being the soloist, using the accompaniment tracks featuring a leading Choro Ensemble from Brazil.

Now you can play along with your own "Choro Ensemble," which will always be there for you, whether at home, on the road or at the beach.

Have fun and good training!


  1. A Dengosa
    Roberto Sion (alto saxophone)
  2. A Flor Amorosa
    Gabriela Machado (flute)
  3. Como é Bom
    Aleh Ferreira (mandolin)
  4. Conceição
    Gabriela Machado (flute)
  5. Florinda
    Ricardo Calafate (mandolin)
  6. Hermenêutica
    Toninho Carrasqueira (flute)
  7. Improviso
    Leonardo Miranda (flute)
  8. Linguagem do Coração
    Paulo Sérgio Santos (clarinet)
  9. Querida por Todos
    Antonio Rocha (flute)
  10. Sedutora
    Alexandre Ribeiro (clarinet)
  11. Último Suspiro
    Derico (tenor saxophone)
  12. Salomé
    Izaias do Bandolim (mandolin) and Daniel Dalarossa (flute)


Collection Classics of the Brazilian Choro [You are the soloist!]
Repertoire 12 songs
Includes 1 CD with 12 songs with soloists, 1 tuning track and 14 playback tracks
Scores for C C | B♭ B♭ | E♭ E♭
Level of difficulty ★★☆ intermediate/advanced
Size 9 x 12 in
Number of pages 96
Weight 1.20 lbs
Presentation spiral bound
ISBN 978-0-9816691-2-0



“As Choronas”


Arrangements and adaptations Daniel Dalarossa, except for “Salomé”, arrangement for the mandolin and flute by Roberto Sion
Transcription, edition, and revision of scores Tatiana Mazurek
Harmony transcription and revision Marco Bertaglia
Arrangements for the choro ensemble (base music) “As Choronas” (Paola Picherzky, Roseli Câmara, Rosana Bergamasco, and Ana Cláudia) and Daniel Dalarossa
Solo recordings Estúdio 185 (São Paulo, Brazil), Estúdio Umuarama (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Tonelada Estúdio de Gravação (São Paulo, Brazil), and Global Choro Music Studio (Fremont, CA)
Recordings of the Choro Ensemble, editing, mixing and mastering Estúdio 185, by Beto Mendonça