The Very Best Of Amalia Rodrigues
Am?lia Rodrigues was the unrivalled queen of Portuguese fado. She not only popularized fado throughout South America, she reinvented it; singing material that moved far beyond the traditional tales of failed romance to explore instead the deepest crises of the soul and spirit.
Limited edition audiophile pressing on 180gram premium vinyl.
Thanks to her, an internationally unknown folk music like Portuguese fado became a medium of universal expression known throughout the world. This collection includes some of her greatest hits, including such perennial classics as "Uma Casa Portuguesa", "Ai Mouraria", and the unforgettable "Coimbra", also known as April in Portugal.
AM?LIA RODRIGUES, vocals, with:
Jaime Santos - Portuguese guitar, Santos Moreira - Spanish classical guitar,
Domingo Camarinha - Portuguese guitar, Castro Mota - Spanish classical guitar,Raul Nery - Portuguese guitar,Jos? Nunes - Portuguese guitar.
Orchestra conducted by Frederico Val?rio.
Sessions recorded between 1951 and 1962 in Lisbon Paris, and London.
- Fado Hil?rio
- H? Festa Na Mouraria
- Povo Que Lavas No Rio
- Solid?o (Can??o Do Mar)
- Maria Lisboa
- Foi Deus
- Estranha Forma De Vida
- Ai Mouraria
- Lisboa N?o Sejas Francesa
- Barco Negro
- Tudo Isto ? Fado
- Nem ?s Paredes Confesso
- Uma Casa Portuguesa
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