The Brazilian Maxixe (1914)
Last updated: 28.01.22
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Composer: F.H. Klickmann Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 918
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Length: approx. 2 mins.
Short and most definitely sweet, The Brazilian Maxixe is a lovely, dramatic tango in ABACA form with a 4-bar introduction which bass players will love. The dominant A-strain is introduced by the basses and then continued by the 3-melody voices with the basses maintaining the tango rhythm. The contrasting B- and C-strains are of a solo character that is to say the treble, 1st tenor and bass have melodic passages. All-in-all, a great ensemble piece.
The cover of the original sheet music shows a most beautiful presumably Brazilian tango dancer with an elaborate head-dress necklace. Whether she was an actual stage performer or a photographic model cannot be presently determined.
The Brazilian Maxixe was published by Frank K. Root and Co., Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Scored Tempo di Maxixe , a tempo of 80 seems about right.
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youtube15.jpg The Brazilian Maxixe (1:44) Ragtime Dorian Henry