Corpo Iluminado (Decca Records/Universal, 440 014 151 2, 2002)
Cristina Branco is one of the finest new fado singers. Her prodigious voice is passionate and elegant. The collection of fado classics, traditional songs and modern compositions have the characteristic melancholic feeling and feature traditional style arrangements with vocals accompanied by Portuguese guitar, guitar and bass guitar.
Artistic supervisor and arranger Custódio Castelo has created an intimate atmosphere for delightful intimate music.
Buy the recording:
- In North America: Corpo Iluminado. Other recordings available: Post-Scriptum, Ulisses, Murmurios, Abril, Live, Sensus
- In Europe: Corpo Illuminado.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.