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Grigorio Viaz nicknamed "Code de Dona" ( Grandmothers's favorite) sits outside his home in Sao Francisco playing his accordion.  Music and dance are a focal point of Cape Verdean culture. The most popular traditional music and dance type is morna. Lyrics are usually in Cape Verdean Creole, and instrumentation often includes cavaquinho, clarinet, accordion, violin, piano and guitar. Morna is considered the national music of Cape Verde.