IR: Portugal 16 – Fado, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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Surrounded by the blue sea on the right, green mountains on the left, a tree with birds singing on my back a dog and some cows in front of me, this show was recorded outside my house, in the balcony. And if you think this isn’t enough for a special show, well here is the subject of this 16th edition of the finest indenpendent music from Portugal: UNESCO has voted the Portuguese urban folk song fado to be Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. For this reason, here are 5 fados for you:

1: Mariza – Loucura

Fado em mimMariza
“Loucura” (mp3)
from “Fado em mim”
(World Connection BV / Times Square)

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2: Helena Sarmento – Respiração

3: Cláudia Aurora – Cigana

SilêncioClaudia Aurora
“Cigana” (mp3)
from “Silêncio”
(World Village UK)

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4: Aether – Perdida P’los Olhos Teus

“Perdida p’los olhos Teus” (mp3)
from “Aether”

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5: M-Pex – Clamantis

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