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Música Popular (Portugal)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Música popular (literally, popular music) has been used in Portugal as a label (rather than a genre) in the discourse of musicians, cultural politicians, ­journalists, ethnographers, folklorists and collectors, and in the process...

Canção de Intervenção

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Canção de intervenção, literally song of intervention, was the chosen designation for a field of popular music in Portugal characterized by the use of ‘poetry and music of action’ (Lopes-Graça 1973, 249–53). It is associated with a period...

Fado

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Fado (Portuguese for ‘fate’ or ‘destiny’) is a genre of Portuguese urban popular song which developed in Lisbon in the second third of the nineteenth century. Initially a sung dance, by the end of the century it had evolved into a purely...

Canção de Coimbra

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term canção de Coimbra (song of Coimbra) designates several musical genres and practices associated with the traditions of sociability within the University of Coimbra, the oldest academic institution in Portugal, founded...