Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, c1998.
Book — xxii, 114 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
The beginnings-- the instruments-- Lisbon, Coimbra and Porto-- ythe media industry-- the diaspora.
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Based upon a decade of research in four countries, this book traces the origins, history and meaning of the Fado in Portugal, Brazil, America and Europe. Lyrical content, musical instruments, its social history and relationship with the media industry is examined in depth. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Information on ethnic and vernacular recordings from many countries on 78rpm is provided in this work. Covering the period between 1898 and 1960, it demonstrates that cultures around the world and over time have more similarities than differences. (source: Nielsen Book Data)