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Ethiopian Modern Music (Zemenawi Muzika)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ethiopian modern music (zemenawi muzika) emerged in the years after World War II from the encounter between Ethiopian musical traditions and Western popular music. As an umbrella term, it encompasses several subgenres and stylistic shifts...

Tigrinya Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Tigrinya music (tigrigna) is the popular music of the Tigrinya-speaking people of Eritrea and of Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray. Although the term ‘Tigrinya music’ may also be used to refer to the traditional music of the Tigrinya...