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Nationalism

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The history of popular music’s encounters with nationalism is long, complex and fraught. Nation-states have frequently demonstrated an awareness of the kinds of uses to which popular music can be put...

Los Panchos

Artist Pages

Badawī

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Badawī music is that of Arab Bedouin tribes, typically of nomadic lifestyle, or their city-settled descendants. It is often considered a fūlklūrī (folk) music subgenre of turāthī (heritage) Arab music. Badawī is associated...

Elmore James

Artist Pages

...As an electric guitar and blues innovator, Elmore James’s influence transcended his genre and generation. Born Elmore Brooks into a field hand family in Holmes County, Mississippi in 1918, James began making music at age twelve by playing...

Blues and Jazz

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction In the twenty-first century, the fusion or mixing of styles across all aspects of our culture has become a familiar experience. In music, globalization has caused many different musical forms, styles of performance, cultural...

Liechtenstein

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population 33,436 (2004) The Principality of Liechtenstein is situated in central Europe between Switzerland and Austria. The tiny country of only 63 sq miles (160 sq km) is a hereditary monarchy with a democratic parliamentary...

Bodies in the River: Tradition and “The Body Electric”

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Working Memory—Delia Green—Whitman Touches the Hands of Wounded Soldiers—The Real of the Idea The axe. The shovel. The.44 Special. The knife. The river. He chooses one. Does what he does. Goes on with his life and leaves the woman’s body...

Bashraf

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Bashraf is an instrumental genre in Arab and Turkish classical musical traditions. The significance of this genre is that it preserves a Turkish instrumental form that has not changed for centuries and that Arabs enjoy and adopted as part...

Busker Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term busker generally defines all the typologies of street performers. Its origin is disputed, even if usually it is connected with the Spanish verb buscar (or Italian buscare), meaning to seek. Busking includes a wide variety...
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...The electric guitar and pounding foot of John Lee Hooker helped to establish blues in the post-World War II American musical culture. Born in Mississippi in either 1912 or 1917, Hooker was homeschooled by his mother...