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The film has no original score to punch up its comedic overtones either, instead relying on existing music choices that are often tinged with melancholy, from Saint-Saëns’ morbidly named Danse macabre to the songs of fado superstar Amelia Rodrigues.
Mariza The fado superstar performs in the 100-seat Joe Henderson Lab.
In recent years, fado music has experienced a similar resurgence as the city that birthed it.
What Rodrigues is referring to are the two types of fado clubs: professional adega típicas and amateur tascas.
Now Vieira is dedicated to developing a contemporary of fado, and her musical quest brings her to Oakland’s Sound Room for a concert on March 11.
And instead of singing mournful fado songs in crumbling waterfront buildings, the Portuguese were spinning Brazilectronica numbers in favela esqueleto high-rises daubed in psychedelic murals by ASSUME VIVID ASTRO FOCUS?
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First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
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