Essential Cesaria Evora

Essential Cesaria Evora

by Cesária Évora
     
 

Cape Verde's Césaria Évora was 47 years old before her career really took off on an international level in the late '80s, and she quickly became known as the foremost purveyor of the morna, which blends West African percussion with Portuguese fados, Brazilian modhinas, and British sea shanties into beautiful and haunting songs of longing, and she is equally at home… See more details below

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Cape Verde's Césaria Évora was 47 years old before her career really took off on an international level in the late '80s, and she quickly became known as the foremost purveyor of the morna, which blends West African percussion with Portuguese fados, Brazilian modhinas, and British sea shanties into beautiful and haunting songs of longing, and she is equally at home singing coladera, which are songs that flip the coin on morna from sad longing to joyous playfulness. The two-disc, 32-song compilation combines plenty of examples of both song forms, and it makes for a wonderful survey of Évora's impressive talent.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/24/2010
Label:
Masterworks
UPC:
0886977548826
catalogNumber:
775488
Rank:
49351

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Miss Perfumado
  2. Bia Lulucha
  3. Coragem Irmon
  4. Areia De Salamansa
  5. Cabo Verde Mandá Mantenhá
  6. Sodade
  7. Petit Pays
  8. São Vicente Di Longe
  9. Modje Trofel
  10. Passeio
  11. Tudo Dia E Dia
  12. Mar Azul
  13. Flôr Di Nha Esperança
  14. Velocidade
  15. Lua Nha Testemunha
  16. Tchintchirote

Disc 2

  1. Cize
  2. Amor E Mar
  3. Negue
  4. Carnaval De São Vicente
  5. Isolada
  6. Tudo Tem Se Limite
  7. Angola
  8. Mar De Canal
  9. Beijo De Longe
  10. Vida Tem Um Só Vida
  11. Cabo Verde, Terra Estimada
  12. Sombras Di Distino
  13. Sangue De Beirona
  14. Cinturão Tem Mele
  15. Nho Antone Escaderode
  16. Dor Di Amor

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cesaria Evora   Primary Artist
James Carter   Tenor Saxophone
Hamilton de Holanda   Mandolin

Technical Credits

Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Manu Lima   Arranger
David Foil   Product Development
Jackson Braider   Liner Notes
Roxanne Slimak   Art Direction
Traditional   Composer
Jennifer Liebeskind   Product Development
Maria Triana   Mastering
Morgadinho   Composer
Tammy Van Aken   Packaging Manager
Elisabeth Ladwig   Graphic Design
A. Silva   Composer
A. Moreira   Composer
A. Cabral   Composer
J. Monteiro   Composer

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