"When I was 10, my parents bought me my first piano. Furtunato Murteira my neighbor took a whole summer to change strings and improve the piano. He had work with the great pianist composer of my city, Dr Alberto janes, the scores as the most famoses Fados (Foi Deus, Senhor Vinho, Vou dar de Beber à Dor, entre outras. Want the destiny that during hes life Furtunato Murteira give hme his life work to me. The sheet music for piano that he made and bought in 40, 50 and 60. That's how start my passion since childhood to Fado the Piano " Mário Moita Fado on the Piano ebook (see on page SHOP and Agenda)
Mário Moita had recovered the Fado on the piano 1870's tradition from Portugal. In 2007 had realise in the Fado and Guitarr Museum of Fado the Only Book/cd about Fado on the piano available in the world.
Usually the Fado is called a sad song, Mario, proves that Fado is also romantic and happy with support with photos and videos. A show that combines history, culture and music.
In the repertoir of this show we can find classic Fado songs and new ones composed by Mário.A romantic and happy Show that have been in many countrys like Japan, Romania, Cyprus, Estonia, Spain, France, USA, Canada, Brazil, Poland, Macedonia, etc Had been representing Portugal in hundreds of shows in festivals and theaters around the World (Mei-Italy, FMI-Brasilia,Sakai-Japan, Kitanoda-Japan, Kammer-Estonia, etc).
E.x Ambassador of Portugal in Romania, Dr Alexandre Vassalo, 2009: "The Fado concert that Mário Moita was offered to Romanian public the most popular concerts of the Embassy organized, and we were particularly pleased with the new sound of fado when accompanied on the piano."
possible formats on stage: solo, duet (percussion), portuguese guitar, acordion and contrabass