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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...

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...

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...

Tim Maia Racional Vols. 1 & 2

Allen Thayer

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...At the height of Tim Maia’s soaring fame, he joined a radical, extraterrestrial-obsessed cult and created two plus albums of some of Brazil’s—and the globe’s—best funk and soul music. This book explores the career of the man often hailed...

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

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Afro-mandinga in Lisbon: Griots and the (en)chantment of the past

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

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....

Música Popular (Portugal)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Música popular (literally, popular music) has been used in Portugal as a label (rather than a genre) in the discourse of musicians, cultural politicians, ­journalists, ethnographers, folklorists and collectors, and in the process...