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Small, easy to carry, fewer strings and a beautiful sound. Present in any Samba circle, the Cavaquinho, along with the 7-strings or 6-strings guitar and the Banjo, is the leader of Samba’s harmony. I have been playing Cavaquinho since I was 11 years old and honestly, I have never looked up to its history. But now I have encountered some really good information about it….

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The key facts that turned an expression of slaves into the most popular music genre of Brazil….

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One of the big names of Samba on the 80’s, João Nogueira, sang “Mineira” in tribute to another great personality of the genre, Clara Nunes after her death. That is a good representation of how the Roda de Samba happened in the past. #BlogGingaBrasileira