The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
(IInd Edition, Vol. 15)
Stanley Sadie, John Tyrell.
London . Macmillan Publishers, pp. 736-37.
(Entry by Joseph J. Palackal)
A composite genre of poetry, music and dance, popular among the Catholics of Goa and the neighbouring regions on the west coast of India. The origin of the word is obscure. The lyrics in Konkani, the language of Goa, include words borrowed or derived from Portuguese (Goa was a Portuguese colony from 1510 AD.
- Published in print-20 January 2001
- Published online-2001
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