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Kizomba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Kizomba, from the Angolan Bantu language Kimbundu, denotes a set of music and dance styles produced in the countries of Lusophone Africa such as Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe and Mozambique, and across...

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...

Funaná (in Portugal)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Funaná is a nineteenth-century Cape Verdean music and dance genre. In the 1970s it began to be taken by members of the Cape Verdean diaspora to Portugal, Holland, France and the USA, where it has been actively cultivated. Funaná emerged...

Zouk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Based on interactive pan-African and Caribbean rhythms and melodic patterns, zouk is an urban song of social commentary or love. First developed by three musicians from Guadeloupe in 1978 in Paris, zouk was not performed live until 1982...

Coladeira (in Europe)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Coladeira, following Portuguese spelling and pronunciation, or coladera, is a music and dance genre that developed in Cape Verde between the 1940s and 1950s. Beginning in the 1960s, like several other Cape Verdean genres it traveled...

Anguilla

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 12,738 (2003) Anguilla, the most northerly of the eastern Caribbean’s Leeward Islands, possesses a diverse history. Anguilla’s first inhabitants included...

Rwanda

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8,148,000 (2002) Rwanda is a densely populated nation in the Great Lakes region of eastern central Africa. It is the home of mountain gorillas and popularly known as ‘the land of a thousand hills...

Montserrat

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8,995 (2003) The small volcanic island of Montserrat (just 39.5 sq miles [102 sq km]) is located among the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, between Antigua and Guadeloupe. The island was known to its original...

Guadeloupe

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 440,189 (2003) Guadeloupe is the name for a small group of French Caribbean islands that includes Basse-Terre (or Guadeloupe per se), Grande-Terre, Îles des Saintes, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, Saint Martin...

Antigua and Barbuda

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 67,897 (2003) Measuring 14 miles (22.5 km) by 11 miles (18 km), Antigua is the largest of the former British Leeward Islands. The Siboney were the first to inhabit Antigua, in 2400 B.C. They were followed by the Arawaks,...