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Choro music on the radio

Choro is a genre of Brazilian instrumental music that emerged in the late 19th century. It is characterized by the use of virtuoso melodies and syncopated rhythms played by small ensembles of flute, clarinet, guitar, cavaquinho, and percussion. The music is often improvisational and has a strong influence from European classical music, African rhythms, and Brazilian folk music.

One of the most influential choro musicians was Pixinguinha, who wrote many classic choro compositions, such as "Carinhoso" and "Lamentos." Other prominent artists include Jacob do Bandolim, Ernesto Nazareth, and Waldir Azevedo.

Choro has a rich history and continues to be popular in Brazil today. There are many radio stations dedicated to the genre, such as Rádio Choro, Choro é Choro, and Rádio Choro e Seresta. These stations play a mix of classic and contemporary choro music and are a great way to discover and enjoy this unique and vibrant genre.