Casa da Bôxa Music

“The interaction with the Bairrada villagers was extraordinary: nourished by all their care and food it’s no wonder that the music also became drenched with the Bairrada flavour. The music sounds like this little village, its food, its smells, its trees, its sadness, its hopes and dreams.”

Magda Mendes, vocals

Ward Veenstra, piano, Portuguese guitar, steel string guitar

Marcos di Paolo, guitar

Carlos Breton, bass

Facundo Guevara, percussion

Maria Clara Gonçalves en Helena Mendes, voice

Roeland Duijne, cello

Christiaan van Hemert, violin and viola

All string arrangements by Ward Veenstra

Recorded in Portugal, 2010 by João Paulo Miranda and Ward Veenstra

Mixed and produced by Ward Veenstra

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