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Tavinho Moura

Tavinho Moura can be an metropolitan middle-class musician who, taken by the magic from the “caipira” (hillbilly) lifestyle, dedicated himself compared to that music. In his case, alongside analysis and adaptations of folklore, like in “Cálix Bento” and “Peixinhos perform Mar,” the last mentioned with Fernando Brant (both documented by Milton Nascimento), that also supposed the systematic research from the performance from the viola, having become an achieved single instrumentalist, as evidenced in Caboclo D’Água and Diadorado. Being a composer, together with his very own discography, his music have been documented with the Orquestra de Viola Caipira (in Modas e Violas perform Vale perform Em fun??o deíba and O Rio da Minha Terra), Renato Teixeira, Boca Livre, Sérgio Reis, Beto Guedes, Pena Branca e Xavantinho, Almir Sater, Simone, Zizi Possi, and 14 Bis. Taking part in music celebrations in Minas Gerais, he found meet composers from the Clube da Esquina like Milton Nascimento, Beto Guedes, Lô Borges, and Toninho Horta. Moura acquired his initial LP released in 1978, Como Vai Minha Aldeia. He’s also an honored author of soundtracks for movie theater and TV.

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