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—Hispavox (Spain)

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

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Hispavox is a Spanish record company founded in Madrid on 27 June 1953. During the 1960s and 1970s, it was the most important Spanish record company and represented the US company WEA until the latter’s establishment in Spain. In 1985...

Folk Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...The word ‘folk’ embraces a wide range of meaning. As Mark Slobin, Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, observes in his introduction to folk music: ‘Sometimes it just means “people” in general, while other early citations suggest...

Castanets

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Castanets date from the ancient civilizations of the Orient as well as of Egypt. It is assumed that the Moors who invaded the Iberian Peninsula brought the instruments to Spain. It is probable that the metal shells of the Egyptian...

Flamenco Guitar

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...The appearance of the flamenco guitar was contemporaneous with the birth of flamenco as a form of public and professional artistic expression around the 1840s in western Andalusia. In response to the demands of the audiences in the recently...

Paganism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Despite popular music being central to a wide range of cultural practices, very little academic literature examines its relationship to contemporary Paganism. And yet, as noted in Pop Pagans: Paganism and Popular Music, the first academic...

Fandango (Brazil)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Fandango denotes two types of dance events in different areas of Brazil: a particular kind of ball typical of the coastal areas of the states of Paraná and São Paulo, and any popular ball in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The first...

Hobart

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 197,282 (2001) Hobart is at the mouth of the Derwent River, on the south coast of Australia’s largest offshore island, the state of Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen’s Land), south of Melbourne....

Armenian Folk Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...This article deals with the Soviet impact on Armenian folk music during and after Soviet rule in Armenia. It should be noted that ‘folk’ music, in this context, was often performed by experts and distributed through commercial recordings...

Folk High School Song Book

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The Folk High School Song Book (Folkehøjskolens Sangbog or Højskolesangbogen) is a distinctive, changing body of published songs that has served the educational aims of the Danish Folk High School Movement since its inception...
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...In the early era of country music recording, the Carter Family became stars and, by the time of the 1960s folk revival, stood as representations of a past musical culture. In 1927, A. P., Sara, and Maybelle Carter went from Virginia...