Fado and the Portuguese guitar

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Fado and the Portuguese guitar

Post  pinhedz on Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:50 am

We used to have threads on these topics. I think that "Fado" is the Portuguese word for 16-bar blues.

Frances said that the queen of Fado was Amalia:




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Re: Fado and the Portuguese guitar

Post  pinhedz on Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:51 am

There is reason to believe that this tradition is not dying out (and in this pic you can see much better what the guitar picker is up to):


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Re: Fado and the Portuguese guitar

Post  pinhedz on Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:40 am

These instruments have 12 strings, and a very unusual tuning system:


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Re: Fado and the Portuguese guitar

Post  pinhedz on Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:41 am

Here's a close-up view:


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Re: Fado and the Portuguese guitar

Post  pinhedz on Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:07 am

Frances posted a post about Amalia Rodrigues on ER a few days ago under a new name, so I said "Hi."

I must have freaked her out, because she hasn't posted since. silent

Sorry Frances, but any time you want to talk fado, we all dig fado.

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