Carinhoso is a native Portuguese for Amorous. The song tells us about someone who is falling in love. Deeply in love. A well known song in its origin; from one of the greatest Brazilian composer. Pixinguinha is a flautist and saxophonist, particularly in choro genre. (In Portuguese choro means cry/sad. Despite the meaning, it has happy and fast rhytm). He succeed to bring the genre to the next level at that time (1897-1973), as a uniquely Brazilian music. Older Choro + Contemporery Jazz! – Preview it on Path.