Instrumental Fado – A generative Interactive System

[Abstract] Fado was listed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2011. This dissertation describes a theoretical model, as well as an automatic system, able to generate instrumental music based on the musics and vocal sounds typically associated with fado’s practice. A description of the phenomenon of fado, its musics and vocal sounds, based on ethnographic, … Continue reading Instrumental Fado – A generative Interactive System

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Rosa dos Ventos

ROSA DOS VENTOS Music: Tiago Videira Lyrics: Sónia Duarte Rosinha vinda do Leste - ou do céu? - tal nome que tu me deste, - ou dei eu? Eu sou a Rosa dos Ventos. Dos ventos, sou eu a rosa. Rosa dos Ventos eu sou. Roseira virada a Sul - ai quanta flor! - crescendo … Continue reading Rosa dos Ventos

Samba de Blue

  This is a Jazzy Samba-Canção (Bossa Nova) written sometime ago and revised several times. The latest version is now sung by the beautiful Daniela Basílio with lyrics from Sónia Duarte. SAMBA DE  BLUE Music: Tiago Videira Lyrics: Sónia Duarte Encontrei o meu amor afastando os corvos ao seu redor, feliz fiquei, ai tão feliz … Continue reading Samba de Blue