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Danzante

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The danzante is an indigenous musical genre danced to during Corpus Christi festivities throughout the highland region of Ecuador. The term danzante also denotes both the dance and the dancers who thank the Pachamama, or Mother Earth...

Dobrado

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Dobrado is a term popularly used in Brazil to refer to musical compositions within the marcha genre, performed predominantly by instrumental ensembles known as bandas, bandas de música (music bands) or bandas de coreto (gazebo or bandstand...

Danzonete

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Danzonete is a sung form of the danzón which arose when the instrumental form of danzón was in decline in Cuba, as a result of the rise of son. Credit for the first danzonete is usually given to Aniceto Díaz, a musician from Matanzas...

Diablada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Diablada is a Bolivian form of music and dance that carries great symbolic significance in Andean thought and among the mestizo population. The most important avenue for the dissemination of diabladas is the Carnival of Oruro in the western...

Vimeo Killed the Video Star: Burial and the User-Generated Music Video

Daniel Cookney

Gina Arnold is Visiting Professor at the Evergreen State College in Washington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The title I have used here does indeed allude to ‘Video Killed the Radio Star:’ the 1979 hit single by The Buggles that may very well lurk in the background of other sections within this book. With regard to this chapter’s content...

Dūlāb

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Dūlāb is a short musical prelude to a song or improvisation that declares the piece’s maqām (melodic mode) and captures its feel and character. It is not usually performed as a stand-alone work because it is an introductory tool to initiate...

Gammaldans

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Gammaldans means ‘old dance’ in Swedish. When new dance types such as the foxtrot were introduced into Sweden from the United States in the 1920s, along with jazz, the older forms quickly went out of fashion. The earlier dances – waltz...

Disco edits: Analog antecedents and network bias

Margie Borschke

Margie Borschke is Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She studies contemporary and historical media use and how it contributes to the production of knowledge and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This is Not a Remix : Piracy, Authenticity and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Remix has rhetorical force in the networked environment, aiming to shift the discussion away from the “property talk of piracy,” towards a discussion of the everyday uses of media in contemporary culture (cf. Labato 2014: 121–33...

Abba

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...In becoming the most significant Swedish music export, ABBA transformed the pop and disco landscape across the globe. In 1966, Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, both veterans of multiple bands, began writing songs while simultaneously...

Bali

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 3,000,000 (2003)The dense population of this small island in the Republic of Indonesia off the east coast of Jawa (Java) maintains a Hindu religious and cultural life in an overwhelmingly Islamic republic....