Cavaquinho Brasileiro

Cavaquinho Brasileiro


Cavaquinho Brasileiro
The Brazilian cavaquinho is slightly larger than the typical Portuguese model. Like cavaquinhos from Lisbon and Madeira, its fingerboard is raised above the level of the soundboard, and the soundhole is usually round. The smallest instrument in the cavaquinho family is the cavaco, an important rhythm instrument in choro and samba ensembles, played with a pick