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Arts: Music: Instruments: Stringed: Cittern: Portuguese Guitar
Regional: Europe: Portugal: Arts and Entertainment
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Alberto Mendes, Manuel Lemos, and Mr. Franks performing Portuguese songs and music from the Azores, 1939
- A collection of recordings of Portuguese songs and music made in 1939 by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California; includes descriptive notes and audio samples.
Chasing the Fado
- An article by an enthusiast for "those Portuguese Blues"; includes discography and resource lists.
- Wikipedia article describes the style of Fado which developed in the university town of Coimbra.
- From Wikipedia, the history of this Portuguse folk music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics.
Fado - The People's Soul
- The origins of Fado, with photographs, sound samples, and essays on the Portuguese guitar. [bilingual]
- World Music Central - article describing the characteristics of Fado.
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