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Modinha

( Celso Machado )

This Modinha originates from the suite Modinha Brasileira by the Brazilian Celso Machado. A dreamy theme with an almost baroque structure and harmony, until you arrive at the last measures.

Celso Machado was born in 1953 in Ribeirao Preto in the vicinity of Sao Paulo. His family was extremely musical. He studied guitar with amongst others Oscar M. Guerra and became famous in Brasil as guitarist and percussionist. He composes a number of collections which are clearly rooted in Brazilian popular music, though he also composes quite some 'modern latin'.

If you like to play this music: this collection Modinha Brasileira, is available with music publisher Henri Lemoine, number 24821 H.L.