Songs for Cabo Verde : Norberto Tavares's musical visions for a new republic /

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University of Rochester Press,, Volume v. 10, Rochester, NY, United States:, p.1 online resource (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01030837, (OCoLC)fst01071422, (OCoLC)fst01071452, (OCoLC)fst01071460, 20th century., Biography., Cabo Verde, fast, History and criticism., Musicians, Musicians., Political aspects, Political aspects., Popular music, Popular music., Social aspects, Social aspects.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, viewed June 28, 2021).Chronicles the work of Norberto Tavares, a Cabo Verdean musician and humanitarian who served as the conscience of his island nation during the transition from Portuguese colony to democratic republic.Songs for Cabo Verde -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note to Reader -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Son of Santa Catarina: Norberto Tavares's Early Years (1956-73) -- Cabo Verde and Its Traditions in Context -- Revolutions and Transformations (1973-75) -- Volta pa fonti: A Return to the Source for Musical Inspiration and Grounding (1976-79) -- Starting Again in America (1979-88) -- Playing My Culture (1988-) -- Opening the Door to Democracy: Norberto Tavares Goes Home (1990) -- Changing Scenes in New England (1991-99) -- The Final Years (2000-2010) -- Epilogue: The Legacy of Norberto Tavares.