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Brazilian music workshop held at Morningside

Morningside Music logoA workshop on Brazilian music -- covering basic rhythms, styles and history -- was held Saturday, Dec. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Morningside Music Studio, 13A Medford St., Arlington.

Leading the workshop is David Rumpler, a pianist, cavaquinhista and Brazilian music expert. The goal of this 11/2-hour workshop is to introduce listeners and performers to the principle Brazilian rhythms, the styles associated with them, as well as providing some background about where, when and how these styles evolved.

The concepts of time signature (2/4 vs. 4/4), “clave” (as a general concept) and “rhythmic timeline” will be discussed.

Among the rhythms to be covered: Maxixe, Marcha, Frevo, Samba (Samba de Roda, Samba de Enredo, Samba do Morro, Samba-Soul, and other samba styles), Bossa Nova, Baião, Xote, Ijexá, and Maracatu. We will listen to examples of each style, learn to clap and/or play the rhythms on percussion instruments, and talk about what makes each rhythm unique.

Tickets for this event are $10, and admission is limited to six people.

Please contact Morningside Music Studio at keepthegrooveinyourlife at gmail.com for more info.


This announcement was published Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.

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