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Language and title:
title in original language: Grito de Dor
title in English:
length: 4:00 min.
not available online
"Musique du Monde - Cap Vert - Anthologie 1959-1992"
Genre: "morna": Cape Verdean music, related to Portuguese fado, Brazilian modinha, Argentinian tango, and Angolan lament. The word morna is of disputed etymology - one suggestion is that it comes from the English verb "to mourn." Morna is widely considered the national music of Cape Verde.
More information in booklet.
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)