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Altamiro Carrilho


Perhaps one of the most important choro flutists ever, Altamiro Carrilho come up with a good virtuosity and an convenience for improvisation that in his 58 years seeing that a professional musician (completed in 2001, having recorded more than 110 albums) brought him the compliment of both classical and popular renowned music artists, plus a consolidated reputation. His brand was the insertion of excerpts of traditional parts into choro, and vice versa, as he do within the cadenza from the Concerto #2 in D Main KV 314 prior to the Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre (1976). As an accompanist, he caused Orlando Silva, Vicente Celestino, Elizeth Cardoso, Moreira da Silva, Francisco Alves, Sílvio Caldas, Caetano Veloso, and Chico Buarque, among numerous others. His maxixe “Rio Antigo” marketed 960,000 copies in only six months back 1956, getting him national popularity. Carrilho also shown the highly effective Television show Em Tempo de Música, and toured through many countries, having getting praised among the world’s greatest soloists by conductor Boris Trisno. Being a traditional music soloist, he performed lead on many orchestra parts like Mozart’s Concert in G on the Teatro Municipal perform Rio de Janeiro (1972). His record Clássicos em Choro was honored with the Villa-Lobos trophy as Greatest Instrumental Record, and his Clássicos em Choro No. 2 earned the yellow metal record. In 1993, he was honored with the Prêmio Clear as the Greatest Arranger of Instrumental Music for his focus on the record Altamiro Carrilho — 50 Anos de Choro, and, in 1997, he earned it again to discover the best Instrumental Record, Flauta Maravilhosa. Having four years of music artists and conductors in his genealogical tree, learning to be a flutist at age group five was relatively organic for Carrilho. Since he was nine, he previously started working due to his father’s disease, but he continuing to review music during the night. At 11, he became a member of the Banda Lira de Arion playing the snare drum. When he was 16, he shifted to Niterówe (Rio de Janeiro) and became a normal at the air shows offered by Dante Santoro and Benedito Lacerda. Throughout that period, he received 1st place in Ary Barroso’s beginner display. His improvisational abilities quickly brought him invites to become listed on the organizations led by César Moreno, Canhoto, and Rogério Guimarãsera. He documented for the very first time in 1943, on the Moreira da Silva recording. His 1st record like a single artist was documented six years later on, along with his choro “Flauteando na Chacrinha.” His personal regional (little group) was created in 1950 to just work at the Rádio Guanabara. IN-MAY 1951, he became a member of the Regional perform Canhoto, changing Benedito Lacerda. Functioning in the Rádio Mayrink Veiga, the group followed the biggest celebrities of this period, like Orlando Silva, Vicente Celestino, Moreira da Silva, Francisco Alves, and Sílvio Caldas. In 1955, he created the Bandinha de Altamiro Carrilho, and, within the next 12 months, he achieved nationwide success along with his maxixe “Rio Antigo.” Through it Tupi display Em Tempo de Música, he and his Bandinha drawn large audience amounts for just two years. In 1957, he was changed by Carlos Poyares in the Regional perform Canhoto. From 1963 to 1969, he did many international trips through countries like Spain, Portugal, France, Britain (where he documented applications for the BBC and NBC), Germany, Lebanon, Egypt, as well as the previous U.S.S.R. (for any three-month season where he was praised from the conductor Boris Trisno among the world’s best soloists). Carrilho proceeds to execute and record, and was embellished in 1998 from the Chief executive Fernando Henrique Cardoso for his solutions to the united states.

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Full Name Altamiro Carrilho
Died August 15, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Profession Film Score Composer
Nationality Brazilian
Music Songs Urubu Malandro, Doce de coco, Flor Amorosa, Bem Brasil, Naquele tempo, Pelo Telefone, Aeroporto Do Galeão, Carinhoso, Mistura e manda, Harmonia Selvagem, Rio Antigo, Canarinho Teimoso, Estamos aí, Primeiro Amor, Meu sonho é você, Tico-Tico No Fubá, Polca Brasileira, Pedacinhos do Céu, Lamentos, Cuidado violão, Dança Das Horas, André De Sapato Novo, Contatos Imediatos, Chorei, Cinco companheiros, Chorinho Didático Nº 1, Bem-Te-Vi Atrevido, Saudade De Pádua, Espinha De Bacalhau, Despertar da Montanha, Aconteceu No Grajaú, Arranca-tôco
Albums Chorinhos Didáticos Para Flauta, Antologia do Chorinho, Encontro de Solistas, Primeira Noite em Niterói, Dobrados Em Desfile, 50 Anos de Chorinho, Segunda Noite em Niterói, O Melhor Para Dancar, Simplesmente Música, Noites Cariocas (Os Maiores do choro ao vivo no municipal), Concerto em Niterói - Parte 2, Jingle Bells, Rio Antigo, Mauricio Carrilho, Altamiro Carrilho e Sua Flauta Azul (Original Album 1957), Marcha do Centenátio, Sexteto +2, 8com, O Tannenbaum, Clássicos Em Choro Vol. 2, The Music of Brazil / Turma da Gafieira / Recordings 1957, Choros Imortais N.2, Carinhoso, Altamiro Carrilho e Orquestra de Tatuí, Tea for Two, Bem Brasil, Choros Imortais, Flauta Maravilhosa, Seleção de Ouro, Instrumental no CCBB, Choro Ímpar, Poema Da Alma, Solo De Flauta, Série Gold - II, Concerto em Niterói - Parte 1, 100 Anos de Música Popular Brasileira, Vol. 2, Para Sempre, Millenium, 100 Anos de Música Popular Brasileira, Vol. 3, The Very Best of Brazilian Flute Music, Música Viva, Altamiro Carrilho (Original Album 1955), Famous Hits, 2º comPasso, 100 Anos de Música Popular Brasileira, Vol. 1
Movies Amazon Symphony

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