Ernesto Júlio de Nazareth was a Brazilian composer and pianist, especially noted for his creative Maxixe and Choro compositions. Influenced by a diverse set of rhythms like the polka, the habanera, and the lundu, he combined these elements with his classical training to create compositions that he called “Brazilian tangos.” These would be the precursors for what is known today as Choro. His repertoire is now part of the teaching programs of both classical and popular styles, as Nazareth once served at the boundary between these two worlds.
These brand new adaptations by Erik Veldkamp take the work of Ernest Nazareth and bring them squarely into the brass world for the first time ever. These are inventive and creative and are guaranteed to get your hips moving while providing a significant challenge that leads to a tremendous reward.
Below you can listen to Erik perform the sample pages, whicih you can view on the left. When you are ready, grab an immediate PDF download above.
Listen to Erik perform Atrevidinha:
Listen to Erik perform Catrapus:
- A Bela Melusina
- A Fonte do Suspiro
- Ameno Resedá
- Apanhei-te, Cavaquinho!