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AMÁLIA RODRIGUES – THE FADO´S DIVA – 1945 / 1952 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

After more than a decade of searching through public archives, private collections, second-hand shops and the most unlikely places, comes the series The Fado Archives Collection. First up are three ...

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ARMANDINHO – GENIUS OF THE PORTUGUESE GUITAR – 1926 / 1946 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

The Portuguese guitar belongs exclusively to Portuguese culture and playing it virtuously has long been one of the most appreciated facets of Lusitanian music. Although the Portuguese guitar is ...

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ERCÍLIA COSTA – THE FADO´S SAINT – 1929 / 1930 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

In her first recordings, Ercília Costa sings, in Fado da Alfama, “… as vielas tristes, lúgubres e desprezadas […] aos poucos minha Alfama vai morrendo” ; and in Fado do Passado, she honours the ...

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LISBON AND WOMEN FADO SINGERS – 1928 / 1936 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

Lisbon…is sung, Lisbon…is painted. It is studied, talked about, lived and felt by everyone – erudite or not – who, after all, are united under one single cause: to adore it, to listen to it and see ...

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MARIA ALICE – THE PEOPLE´S VOICE – 1929 / 1931 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

After more than a decade of searching through public archives, private collections, second-hand shops and the most unlikely places, come The Fado Archives Collection. First up are three of the ...

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VOICES AND SOUNDS OF COIMBRA – 1926 / 1930 (CD)

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Recordings digitalized from the collection of José Moças 78 rpm records

The Coimbra Song is an expressive artistic genre that emerged in the 19th century, reached maturity in the 20th century and is deeply embedded in the academic and popular imaginary. In student ...

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