Songbook Choro – Murmurando by Otaviano Romeiro Monteiro – Fon-Fon (61)

In the Songbook Choro you can find 97 of the best known and mostly played choros from Brazil. On my website

I have compiled youtube videos of many of the 97 choros and also some information. I have recently started to check and update my youtube playlists with choros and will post more choro posts in my blog.

Murmurando is a choro by Otaviano Romeiro Monteiro who is better known as Fon-Fon.

Let’s start with a version sung by Odete Amaral from 1944:

An early version played by Jacob do Bandolim:

In my playlists you can find more verison with:

  • Victor Angeleas (Bandolim) und Junior Ferreira (Akkordeon)
  • Roda de Choro de Lisboa (mit Klarinette und Akkordeon)
  • Nicolas Krassik (Violine)
  • Nilze Carvalho (Bandolim)
  • Joel Nascimento (Bandolim) – tolle Aufnahme eines Konzertes in Japan
  • Choro das 3

and others.

Playlist Songbook Choro No. 61 – Murmurando by Fon Fon

Playlist 2 – Murmurando

Additional Information

Wikipedia about Otaviano Romero Monteiro (Fon Fon)

Otaviano Romeiro Monteiro (Santa Luzia do Norte, 31 de janeiro de 1908 – Atenas, 10 de agosto de 1951), mais conhecido como Fon-Fon, foi um compositor, maestro e instrumentista brasileiro. Foi o primeiro maestro a utilizar naipes de saxofones, trombones e trompetes, dando a sua orquestra uma sonoridade especial.

Songbook Choro pages on my website MandoIsland

Post about Fon-Fon in the Choro-Blog

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