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Korea: Historical Background

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Korea is situated on the Korean Peninsula. The Amnokgang and the Dumangang rivers separate the Peninsula from its northern neighbors, China and Russia. Japan is to its east beyond the Sea of Japan. About two-thirds of the country...

Son de los Diablos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...El son de los diablos is an Afro-Peruvian ‘devil’ dance. The practice was documented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially by the watercolor paintings of Peruvian artist Pancho Fierro (1807–79) (Palma 1935)....

Coros de Clave

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Coros de clave, literally ‘clave choirs,’ were ambulatory choral groups that would circulate in the streets of the western Cuban cities of Havana and Matanzas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, particularly during...

Romanza da Salotto

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term romanza da salotto (salon romance) refers to a form of Italian song that was popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. So called because they were typically sung in a domestic environment, especially...
...Few songwriters can claim as important a space in the Great American Songbook as Stephen Foster. His career, which lasted from 1848 until his death in 1864, produced over 200 songs, many of which have been continually recorded since. Born...

Música Gauchesca/Música Nativista

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term gaúcho refers, in Brazil, to the native inhabitants of the extreme south of the country, more specifically the people born in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, where the country borders on Argentina and Uruguay. By extension, música...

Huella

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Huella is a traditional dance and song from Argentina, which according to the classification created by Carlos Vega (1952, 43) is positioned between dances of free-moving couples and those of a mischievous character. The first known...

Jakarta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 9,500,000 (1999); metropolitan area – ca. 18,000,000 (1999) Commemorating a 1527 victory against the Portuguese in the port of Sunda Kelapa on the northwest coast of Jawa (Java), Fatahillah, ruler...

Marinera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The marinera is a music and dance genre from coastal Peru, considered to be the national dance of that country. The genre traces its history back to the zamacueca, an immensely popular couple dance featuring European, African and Amerindian...

Schuhplattler

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin 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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...Schuhplattler is a folk dance from Southern Germany that is considered today to be the official national dance of the Upper Bavaria region in Germany and of Tirol and Salzburg in Austria. The dance is named after the sounds generated...