TICO TICO NO FUBA Zequinha de Abreu


In this outstanding version you can join the clarinet virtuoso Ognjen Popovic together with Walter Abt on guitar and accompanied by Munich Guitar Orchestra.This Chorinho is an instrumental Brazilian popular music genre which originated in 19th century Rio
de Janeiro. Despite its name, the music often has a fast and happy rhythm. It is characterized by
virtuosity, improvisation and subtle modulations, and is full of syncopation and counterpoint. Choro
is considered the first characteristically Brazilian genre of urban popular music

Tico-Tico no fubá (rufous-collared sparrow in the cornmeal") is a Brazilian choro song written by
Zequinha de Abreu in 1917. Its original title was "Tico-Tico no farelo" ("sparrow in the bran"), 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, and sometime afterward Aloysio de Oliveira
wrote the original Portuguese lyrics..
Outside Brazil, the song reached its peak popularity in the 1940s, with successful recordings by Ethel
Smith, The Andrews Sisters (
with English-language lyrics by Ervin Drake), Carmen Miranda and



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