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Orfeão

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

Rock in Portugal

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...
...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...

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...

Protest rap and young Afro-descendants in Portugal

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...This work was supported by national funds (FCT/MEC) through Centro Interdisciplinar de Ciências Sociais CICS.NOVA (UID/SOC/04647/2013) and post-doctoral research grant (SFRH/BPD/99671/2014) Introduction The following chapter aims to present...