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Tabanka

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In Cabo Verde, the word tabanka (sometimes spelled tabanca) is generally understood to refer to an annual Afro-Christian religious re-enactment, but it is also used to designate the mutual aid organization which sponsors that event and may...

Cape Verde

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 434,625 (2000) The Republic of Cape Verde is an archipelago of mountainous islands which lies 400 miles (640 km) off the coast of West Africa and occupies a land area of 1,575 sq miles (4,030 sq km). Cape Verde has...

Batuque

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Batuque (or batuko) is a music and dance genre traditionally performed by Badiu women from the island of Santiago in Cabo Verde. The Badiu were the descendants of slaves who escaped to the center of the island and maintained their own...

Coladeira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The modern Cabo Verdean coladeira, considered the first urban music and dance style of the archipelago, developed after World War II in the lively musical environment of Mindelo, a port city with vacillating fortunes on the northern island...

Cabo-Zouk

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... Chicago: University of Chicago Press. JoAnne Hoffman. 2008. ‘Diasporic Networks, Political Change, and the Growth of Cabo-Zouk Music.’ In Transnational Archipelago: Perspectives on Cape Verdean Migration and Diaspora, eds. Luís Batalha...

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...

Funaná

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Funaná is an accordion-based dance music from the island of Santiago in Cabo Verde that is associated with the Badiu, residents of the interior who have stubbornly maintained their own traditions despite Portuguese repression. During...