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  with 12  frets  in its original form, the cavaquinho has a tuning typical of the city of Braga, which is 'ré-la-si-mi'. However, its four gut strings or  metal, are also tuned to 'ré-si-sol-sol', 'mi-do#-la-lá', 'mi-ré-si-sol', in Brazil as 'ré-si-sol-ré' or , more rarely, in 'mi-si-sol-re' depending on the country where it is used  and according to customs  ethnographic studies of each Portuguese region.  Júlio Pereira, one of the most renowned Portuguese musicians today, has helped to publicize the cavaquinho as an instrument full of versatility and which has borne fruit.
  In Brazil, this instrument is used in  congadas  paulistas and forma, along with the  mandolin , the  flute , the  guitar  7-string, the 6-string guitar and the tambourine the regional ensembles for the performance of  cries .
     The classes  are individual  (Online or In-person) and  lasting 1 hour per week.
   The content of the classes is complete and diversified, alternating between technique, theory and  repertoire. THE  student receives all necessary material  for weekly study.
As they are personalized classes, the teacher can analyze and stimulate the student's innate talents and at the same time propose  specific studies with  to resolve personal difficulties.
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