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Rock in Portugal

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The sounds, social values, lifestyles and identities in the orbit of Anglo-American pop and rock music have been meaningful to successive generations of Portuguese youth since the incipience of these musical practices and the beginning...

Tuna

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Portuguese term tuna refers to a musical group in which plucked string inst ruments predominate (Oliveira 1966), although one of the main features of these musical groups is the flexibility of its instrumental structure, and they may...

Orfeão

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Taking its inspiration from the French orphéon, the term ‘orfeão’ (plural ‘orfeões’) is used in Portugal as a synonym for an amateur choir constituted to provide social events such as concerts, lectures and meetings, either independently...

‘Portugal dos Xutos’: Portuguese music in the lives of ‘returned’ descendants of Portuguese emigrants from Canada

João Sardinha

João Sardinha is a researcher at IGOT (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning), Center for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Within migration literature, the topic of return migration, as pertinent to the descendants of the migrants,By descendants of immigrants, I am here referring to the sons and daughters of the first generation (the so-called...

Rancho Folclórico

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Portuguese term rancho folcórico (RF) refers to a formally structured group of dancers, instrumentalists and singers who perform in regional costumes. The instrumental section includes local traditional instruments and often also...

From Coimbra to London: To live the punk dream and ‘meet my tribe’

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...The title was inspired by the discography of The Parkinsons (2002) and the last solo work of Victor Torpedo (2013), guitarist of The Parkinsons, 77, Blood Safari, The Tédio Boys and Subway Riders, among others. Furthermore, all the other...

Banda Filarmónica

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Banda filarmónica, also referred to as banda de música, banda civil, filarmónica or even just música (music), is the name used in Portugal to denote an amateur community mixed wind band, consisting of woodwinds, brass and percussion...

Heavy Metal in Portugal

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...At the end of the 1960s the musical styles that influenced what is known today as heavy metal (HM) or hard-rock represented only some of the emerging rock styles in the Portuguese pop-rock universe. Some groups (at the time called...

Música Ligeira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Música ligeira (literally, light music) is a generic term that was first used in Portugal in the late nineteenth century to designate music produced within the framework of the music media as well as of new forms of urban entertainment...

Morna (in Europe)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...