The Queen of Fado, Vol. 2

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2012
  • Label: Arc Music
  • EAN: 5019396236424
  • Catalog Number: 2364
  • Sales rank: 17,170


Disc 1
  1. 1 Eu Queiria Cantar-Te Um Fado (3:36)
  2. 2 Cuidado Coração (3:39)
  3. 3 Malmequer Pequenino (2:04)
  4. 4 La Cama De Piedra (2:11)
  5. 5 Confesso (3:41)
  6. 6 Bailaricos (2:04)
  7. 7 Tudo Isto É Fado - Fernando De Carvalho Orchestra (4:26)
  8. 8 Foi Deus (3:53)
  9. 9 Fui Ao Baile - Fernando De Carvalho Orchestra (3:24)
  10. 10 Fado Não Sei Quem És (3:17)
  11. 11 Conta Errada - João Nobre's Orchestra (3:19)
  12. 12 Disse Mal De Ti (3:03)
  13. 13 Ai Lisboa (2:54)
  14. 14 Marcha Da Mouraria (2:35)
  15. 15 Maria Da Cruz (3:54)
  16. 16 Vamos Os Dois Para (1:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Amália Rodrigues Primary Artist, Vocals
Santos Moreira Guitar
Technical Credits
Diz Heller Liner Notes, Mastering, translation
Linhares Barbosa Composer
Frederico de Brito Composer
Frederico de Freitas Composer
Amadeu Do Vale Composer
Jose Galhardo Composer
Frederico Valerio Composer
Traditional Composer
Dr. Ricardo Borges De Sousa Composer
Joao Nobre Composer
Jeannine Blanpain translation
Fernando de Carvalho Composer
Raul Ferrão Composer
Domingos Camarinha Arranger, Composer
Aníbal Nazaré Composer
Franklin Godinho Composer
Sarah Ash Cover Design, Layout
Amadu Do Vale Composer
Alberto Jones Composer
Leonel Neves Composer
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  • Posted November 27, 2012

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    Amalia Rodrigues had one of the great voices of the 20th Century

    Amalia Rodrigues had one of the great voices of the 20th Century, and looms large in the history of fado, Portugal's most vital and important musical form. Her voice is as strong and pure as Patsy Cline's, and as dramatic and full of pathos as Maria Callas's. She recorded so many records from 1945 until the late 1990s, providing lots to choose from in creating the second disc in this Queen of Fado series. The songs on the CD are all of great simplicity and power, and she is more than ably accompanied by her long-time guitarist partner Santos Moreira, along with Domingos Camarinha, Raul Nery or Jaime Santos playing guitarra portuguesa. There are also a few songs with orchestral accompaniment, which apparently caused quite a stir when they were first recorded. That fuss reminded me of the controversy when Bob Dylan first went electric. In the end, though, it's all about the music. And the voice.

    ARC Music continues to enrich the musical life of the world through their recording and licensing of important music from around the globe. This disc, endorsed by the Foundation Amalia Rodrigues, has my enthusiastic endorsement as well.

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