fado


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a sad Portuguese folksong

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Fado Resounding takes its place in a growing body of literature that seeks to include fado in sociological and anthropological studies of genre as lived experience and expressive cultural form.
She is also considered a crossover artist, since her eclectic work shows the heritage of traditional and contemporary fado, and she also dwells into other genres, like Portuguese folk music, Brazilian popular music, jazz, pop, and rock.
Gillett also championed world music stars like Youssou N'Dour, Salif Keita and the young singer of Portuguese fado music, Mariza.
Finally, it's not jazz but Portuguese fado is close in blues mood and rhythmic subtlety - and there is no finer fado singer than Mariza.
Some say it is in the town called Moraria that fado was born among the sailors, Mariza tells the audience.
The traditional fado singer gave a heart-warming performance at the D'Avila Moat in Nicosia the night before and was due to play a second concert in Paphos on Friday as part of the Kypria International Festival 2009.
5 Mariza, Terra (EMI) A very pretty woman with closely cropped blond hair and black eyes, this young Portuguese singer of fado is so good--sad, as the folk tradition requires, and yet also merry.
Like American blues, Spanish flamenco, and Argentinian tango music that frequently addresses the theme of unrequited love, fado deals with the affairs of the heart.
The Sound Museum will also receive a collection of ancient Fado recordings that will be bought from Bruce Bustin by the Government, with the help of Lisbon's City Council and an anonymous private patron.
Fado, Portugal's most famous music, tells emotional tales of longing and loss.
La petite Souad Massi plonge dans la musique chaEobi avec notamment le maEtre Hachemi Guerouabi, puis prend goE[c]t au rock, au R&B, au folk et au fado portugais.
BCD's clients include Ark Restaurants, BRGR, Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, Chevys Fresh Mex, Coffee Beanery, Cosi, Desert Moon, Fado Irish Pubs, Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Joe--The Art of Coffee, L.
It is a special meeting at Lincoln which will be celebrating the opening of their EUR250m refurbishment which includes a massive casino complex and the new Irish pub Fado which overlooks the track.
An Irish bar called Fado became the unofficial meeting point for the bulk of the red army, and yesterday hundreds of fans lined the street in front of the watering hole to rejoice in the glory of the night before.
We've always been a seafaring people," he said, "and fado reproduces the rhythms of the sea.