04 juin 2007

More on Amália

Inspired by my recent post on saudade and fado, here are some clips of the incomparable Amália Rodrigues.

First, 2 clips from the 1948 film Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira, directed by Perdigão Queiroga and starring Amália Rodrigues as a fado singer torn between love and fame.

Singing "Povo Que Lavas No Rio" in 1961:

A performance of "Lisboa Antiga" from 1969:

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