Maria Răducanu

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Maria Răducanu
Born
Maria Răducanu

(1967-11-03) 3 November 1967 (age 54)
Huși, Vaslui, Romania
OccupationSinger-songwriter
Years active1984–present

Maria Răducanu (born 3 November 1967, Huși, jud. Vaslui[1]) is a self-taught[2] Romanian ethno jazz[3] singer-songwriter, noted for her vocal range[4][5] and considered as representative of the new Romanian jazz.[6] She mixes[7] jazz with Romanian folk music,[8] songs by Maria Tănase,[9] to whom she has been compared,[5] fado[10] and European music from the 16th century.[11]

Discography[edit]

  • Ziori (Tzadik, 2010) with Marc Ribot (guitars, bass) and Nicolai Adi Chiru (2nd guitar)
  • Pure Music (The End Film, 2008) with Krister Jonsson (guitar)
  • Troika – Chansons Russes (Arbore Sonor, 2005) with Maxim Belciug (guitar)
  • La Tarara – Chansons Espagnoles (Arbore Sonor, 2005) with Maxim Belciug (guitar)
  • Cantece din Rasarit / Chants du Levant (Institut Francais de Bucarest, 2005) with Jan Roder (bass)
  • Lumini (La Strada Music, 2004) with Mircea Tiberian (piano)
  • Viata Lumij (2003) with Mircea Tiberian Quartet
  • Colinde (La Strada Music, 2002) with Vlaicu Golcea (double bass) and Sorin Romanescu (guitar)
  • Pe vale (La Strada Music, 2002) with Vlaicu Golcea (double bass) and Sorin Romanescu (guitar) (nominated in Romania for the best jazz creation award)

Special contribution[edit]

Maria Răducanu received an offer from The Walt Disney Company, and she provides the Romanian voice of Ariel, in The Little Mermaid (TV series) (1992– Ager Film), and in 2005 in the classic eternal Disney dubbing, The Little Mermaid.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interviu cu Maria Raducanu". Castelul Bran (in Romanian). 9 February 2009. Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Maria Raducanu: cant asa cum traiesc". 121 (in Romanian). 22 March 2006. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Wall to wall behind the wall". Romanian Cultural Institute New York. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Maria Raducanu". Timeout. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  5. ^ a b Virgil Mihaiu (2007). "Maria Raducanu". Steaua. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Maria Răducanu "i-a vrăjit" pe suceveni cu vocea ei". News Bucovina (in Romanian). 17 April 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  7. ^ Ioan Cristescu (1 July 2005). "Muzica: Maria Raducanu si muzica straveche" (in Romanian). ZF. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  8. ^ "România frumoasă : Maria Răducanu". Surpriza (in Romanian). 6 August 2010. Archived from the original on 4 December 2010. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  9. ^ Jaime Menchen. "Maria Tănase, Renewer of Romanian Folk Music". Stakeholders in Action. Archived from the original on 1 September 2010. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  10. ^ Gabriela Melinescu. "Poetica jazz-ului românesc". Romania literară. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  11. ^ "Cântece din peninsula siberică, cu Maria Răducanu şi Maxim Belciug". Artboom. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  12. ^ "Cartoon Network, Walt Disney Network si HBO ?invata" romaneste la sincronul eroilor de desene animate".
  13. ^ theFest.ro | Concert: Live Maria Raducanu (RO) & Krister Jonsson (SWE), Brasov, 2015 (in Romanian)

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