Conducted by Christian Vásquez, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia (Galicia Symphony Orchestra) performs Brazilian musician and composer Zequinha de Abreu’s best-known work, Tico Tico. Recorded at the Opera Palace of A Coruña on June 30, 2014. Published by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia channel.
José Gomes de Abreu, better known as Zequinha de Abreu (September 19, 1880 – January 22, 1935) was a Brazilian musician and composer.
Abreu was born in Santa Rita do Passa Quatro. He is best known for the famous choro tune “Tico-Tico no Fubá” (1917), whose original title was “Tico-Tico no Farelo”. Other well-known tunes he wrote were “Branca” and “Tardes de Lindóia.” Abreu died in São Paulo, aged 54.
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