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Gabrielle Kielich

Gabrielle Kielich is a PhD Candidate in the department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Music: Mazury. Polskie Nagrania PNCD 274. 1994: Poland. (Archive recordings from 1959 to 1974). Song & Dance Ensemble of Warsaw University of Technology. Poland, Traditional Songs & Dances. ARC EUCD2285. 2010: UK. (Also includes examples of the kujawiak and the oberek.) Gabrielle Kielich Metal in Europe, see Heavy Metal in Europe...

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Heidi Carolyn Feldman

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Heidi Feldman is an AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at University of California, San Diego’s Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, USA. She served as Volume Editor for the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World from 2010 to 2017. In 2007, her book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, earned the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S.’s Woody Guthrie Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gabrielle Kielich

Gabrielle Kielich is a PhD Candidate in the department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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Gahu

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Gahu or (agahu) is a West African neo-traditional drum-dance that became popular during the mid-twentieth century in Ghana, Togo and Benin. It is an up-tempo, polyrhythmic music played in syncopated 4/4 and 2/2 time, and its ensembles...

Ghoemaliedjie

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The ghoemaliedjie (older spelling is ghommaliedjie, literally meaning ‘little drum song’) is a medley of ditties, composed spontaneously and accompanied by the ghoema (pronounced goomah) drum, which is performed at life-cycle celebrations...

Hawl

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...El-hawl is the most representative classical music style of the northwest-African region of Trab el-Bidhân, which mainly encompasses present-day Mauritania and Western Sahara. The Bidhân people, a traditionally crossroads culture of Arab...

Kazukuta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Kazukuta is a rhythm and dance style from Angola that is typically performed in Luanda’s Carnival. The rhythm became the foundation of the popular kazukuta genre that emerged in the 1940s as young musicians began to create music inspired...

Sákárà

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Sákárà is a contemplative Islamic-influenced Yorùbá popular musical genre. The dominant stylistic characteristics of sákárà music include recitative/declamation, the drone-like melody of the gòjé (fiddle), instrumental preludes...

Simpa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Simpa music evolved in the Dagbon traditional area of northern Ghana in the 1930s out of a combination of indigenous Dagomba and Hausa music with southern Ghanaian goombay (gombe or gome) frame drum music and highlife, introduced from...

Sokwe

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Sokwe (sometimes written soukwé) is a form of music, dance and theater. In the Seychelles, it is part of a group of musical traditions of African origin along with tsinge songs and mutia. Some Africans arrived in the Seychelles as slaves...

Kwasa Kwasa (in Botswana)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Botswana manifestation of the Congolese kwasa kwasa genre may be dated to the late 1990s, and the genre has continued to develop there over time. The term kwasa kwasa, in Botswana, is understood metaphorically by Setswana-speaking...