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Milonga (Brazil)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Milonga appeared in Brazil around the end of nineteenth century in the extreme south of the country, in the region where Brazil borders on Argentina and Uruguay. It was widely disseminated as a genre of popular music, mainly in the state...

Cohabitation? The Resurgent Classical Film Score and Songs in the Batman Films

K.J. Donnelly

K.J.Donnelly is a Reader in Film at the University of Southampton, UK. He is the author of Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film (2013), British Film Music and Film Musicals (2007), The Spectre of Sound (2005) and Pop Music in British Cinema (2001); and editor of Film Music: Critical Approaches (2001) and co-editor (with Phil Hayward) of Music in Science Fiction Television: Tuning to the Future (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Musical Tour : Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Music was and continues to be an integral part of the multimedia phenomenon of Hollywood blockbuster films. This is highly evident in the Batman series of films. Danny Elfman wrote the musical scores for Batman (1989) and Batman Returns...

Introduction

Marcus Moberg

Marcus Moberg is a senior researcher and formerly held the position of Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Religion at Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland. His research interests include the sociology of religion, religion and consumer culture, and religion, media and culture studies. He has published widely on Christian metal and contemporary intersections of religion, media and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christian Metal : History, Ideology, Scene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...During recent decades, scholars of religion have increasingly started to draw attention to the role being played by popular culture within the overall context of religious change and transformation in the West. Popular culture...

Timeline Philosophy: Technological Hedonism and Formal Aspects of Films and Music Videos

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Music and narrative structures Whenever we talk of music videos and especially their relationship with cinema, Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ (1983) is usually mentioned as an important reference point. Considered to be one of the most...

From Broadway to Phineas and Ferb: The Rise of Music(al Comedy) Videos

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Considering the technological changes that have transformed publications, live performances, and televised music, it is scarcely surprising that musical comedy, that most old-fashioned of genres, is changing too. Traditional musicals...

Angry Black White Boyz

James Braxton Peterson

James Braxton Peterson is the Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hip-Hop Headphones : A Scholar’s Critical Playlist

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The very first Beastie Boys recording that I ever listened to was “Slow and Low.” Beastie Boys, “Slow and Low,” in Licensed to Ill, Def Jam Recordings (1986). I absolutely loved that record (and still do). Back...

Hip-Hop in Europe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The origins of hip-hop music can be traced to the practices of DJs Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa in the block parties of 1970s New York. Drawing on pre-existing African-American and Jamaican cultural practices...

The Perfect Kiss: New Order and the Music Video

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...On 26 March 1985, the members of New Order assembled at their rehearsal space just outside Manchester, England, to film the video for what would be their next single, a song titled ‘The Perfect Kiss’. Unusually for the band, who had long...
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...One of Australia’s most successful pop stars, Kylie Minogue emerged as a television actor and would dominate music through the 1990s. Kylie was born in Melbourne in 1968. Her family regularly moved around the city’s suburbs and thus Kylie...

Western Sahara

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 268,000 (2002) The Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) is the last colonized country in Africa that has not yet attained independence. Virtually all desert and sparsely inhabited, it has nonetheless been the focus...