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Batuque

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Batuque (or batuko) is a music and dance genre traditionally performed by Badiu women from the island of Santiago in Cabo Verde. The Badiu were the descendants of slaves who escaped to the center of the island and maintained their own...

Coladeira

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The modern Cabo Verdean coladeira, considered the first urban music and dance style of the archipelago, developed after World War II in the lively musical environment of Mindelo, a port city with vacillating fortunes on the northern island...

Tabanka

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In Cabo Verde, the word tabanka (sometimes spelled tabanca) is generally understood to refer to an annual Afro-Christian religious re-enactment, but it is also used to designate the mutual aid organization which sponsors that event and may...

Morna

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...As one of the oldest genres of Cabo Verdean music, the morna has its roots in the nineteenth century. Like many Cabo Verdean traditions, it is thought to have absorbed a variety of influences, including the Portuguese fado, the Brazilian...

Cabo-Zouk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Cabo-zouk (also known as Cabo Verdean zouk, or cola-zouk when combined with coladeira) is a product of the Cabo Verdean diaspora in Europe. A modern, highly technical urban dance music generally produced on synthesizers and drum machines...

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...

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...

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...

Kizomba

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Kizomba, from the Angolan Bantu language Kimbundu, denotes a set of music and dance styles produced in the countries of Lusophone Africa such as Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe and Mozambique, and across...

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...