Pantanal Escapes

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Bruna Kamphorst (AKA Bruna Viola), from Cuiabá in Mato Grosso, grabbed attention on national TV as a 14-year old playing traditional Viola Caipira. Now in her early 20s she's a rising star on the Brazilian sertanejo music scene. This video contains a couple of hallmarks of Música Sertaneja - noting the use of the accordion, and Bruna's ten-string Viola Caipira guitar (this has greater range than the common six-string guitar).