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Kola San Jon

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kola San Jon (also spelt Kolá San Jon, Colá Sanjon, Colá Sajom, Colá Son Jon, Cola San Jon, Cola San Djon) is a performance practice that originated in the Cape Verde islands. Centered on a celebratory procession in honor of the feast of St...

Cape Verde

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 434,625 (2000) The Republic of Cape Verde is an archipelago of mountainous islands which lies 400 miles (640 km) off the coast of West Africa and occupies a land area of 1,575 sq miles (4,030 sq km). Cape Verde has...

Morna (in Europe)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Morna is a vocal genre with instrumental accompaniment that developed in the Cape Verde islands and, beginning in the 1940s, accompanied the Cape Verdean diaspora into Europe, especially to Portugal, Holland and France, and the USA....

Hip-Hop in Portugal

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Hip-hop emerged in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (MAL) in the early 1990s. In the suburban neighborhoods south of the capital, situated between the satellite cities of Almada and Setúbal, groups of young people, most of whom descended...

Coladeira (in Europe)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Coladeira, following Portuguese spelling and pronunciation, or coladera, is a music and dance genre that developed in Cape Verde between the 1940s and 1950s. Beginning in the 1960s, like several other Cape Verdean genres it traveled...

Funaná (in Portugal)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Funaná is a nineteenth-century Cape Verdean music and dance genre. In the 1970s it began to be taken by members of the Cape Verdean diaspora to Portugal, Holland, France and the USA, where it has been actively cultivated. Funaná emerged...

Cadence-Lypso

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The creation of the genre cadence-lypso is usually credited to the Dominican group ‘Exile One,’ led by singer Gordon Henderson, in the period 1973–4. Henderson defines cadence-lypso as a ‘synthesis of rhythmic patterns, Caribbean...