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Yenyengo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Encyclopedia Articles

...Yenyengo is a West African popular musical genre centered on the kora, a bridge harp or harp-lute played by Mande griots. With a repertoire of songs based on traditional tunes used by griots for the accompaniment of epics and praise songs...

Afro-mandinga in Lisbon: Griots and the (en)chantment of the past

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...Introduction In the last decades, the migration of Mandingo musicians from Guinea-Bissau to Lisbon has brought complexity to the local artistic scene. Having two primary performance circuits – them being the local Guinean community...

Kizomba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Guinea-Bissau

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,923,000 (2002) The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is a small coastal delta between Guinea-Conakry and Senegal in West Africa with a land area of 8,250 sq miles (28,120 sq km). The main ethnic groups in the population...