Maio Moço / CantoMaior
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cd cover Maio Moço
CantoMaior
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Formed in 1985, Maio Moço ('The New May') are well repsected as one of the major Portuguese folk ensembles, and band that has researched and presented the folk music of many regions of Portugal and presented them in concert and on record for almost 2 decades.

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Deita pra ca essa adufe
Cantiga da volta da Segada
Romance da Donzela Guerreira

cd cover The musicians:

"We are and we want to be a new group in the full sense of our name, Maio Moço ('Early May') , inhaling the important figures and richness of our tradition, a symbol par excellence of the creative and fecund force of the Spring and all new things. However, the new and clear attitude that we seek to bring to Portuguese tradition cannot let us forget the long history of the music." - Read more about the ensemble (in Portuguese) from At Tambur
(Photo courtesy of At Tambur, Portugal)

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