Carlos do Carmo Songbook_Rafael Fraga

Carlos do Carmo Songbook


In a bilingual edition (Port / Eng), this book brings together some fifty Fados and songs sung by Carlos do Carmo, Portugal's most important living Fado singer. This selection represents a core part of his repertoire, cellebrating Carlos do Carmo 45th career anniversary.

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Preview / Sample fado scores


The book includes:
- Leadsheets (melody, chords and lyrics) of all the fados
- Scores from composers such as Paulo de Carvalho, António Victorino d'Almeida or Ivan Lins
- a biography of Carlos do Carmo;
- support texts about  the interpretation of fado scores;
- translation of all lyrics;

This edition also features many photographs, an unpublished manuscript by José Afonso and essential discography from the singer. The preface is written by Ivan Lins.

Title: Carlos do Carmo Songbook
Authors: Rafael Fraga and Augusto Macedo
Publisher: Edições Nelson de Matos
Bilingual edition (Port / Eng)
Released: 2008

Songbook Autores A├žoreanos_Rafael Fraga

Azorean Authors Songbook


The Azores have one of the most prolific popular music communities in Portugal. This songbook presents a selection of some of the most relevant settings.

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Title: Azorean Authors Songbook
Authors: Rafael Fraga and Augusto Macedo
Publisher: Teatro Micaelense
Translation and revision for English: Laudalina Rodrigues, Paulo Luís
Bilingual edition (Port / Eng)
Released: 2007