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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...

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...

Coladeira (in Europe)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...