CAPE VERDIAN INSTRUMENTS - Musical instruments are
an integral part of the cultural manifestations of
the life of Cape Verdian communities. They play an important role in
social celebrations. In the popular festivals held in each island, in
tribute to the patron saints, drums beat to exhaustion and string
instruments are widely used, such as the guitar, the viola, the cavaquinho
the violin. Drums and other percussion instruments are also quite popular.
Musical styles and rhtyms