The Mournful Musings of Morna

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Heard On The Odyssey Series
Lundu documented by Von Martius in Brazil, 1817-1820

The soothing sound of Cape Verde’s morna, a dance and vocal genre whose style is supported with instrumentation typically represented by the 12-string cavaquinho, clarinet, accordion, violin and piano.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Producer
  • Tom Blain Technical Director

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