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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

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...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

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...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...

Bretagne (Brittany)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,795,738 (1999) The French province of Bretagne (Brittany), as well as the so-called ‘administrative region’ of France bearing the same name, covers 10,505 sq miles (27,208 sq km). It includes four...

Field Recording and the Production of Place

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Introduction 1955. The advent of rock (Peterson 1990), but also a significant year in the histories of world music and of field recording. That same year, Columbia Records released The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music...

Song, Sonic Metaphor, and Countercultural Discourse in British Folk-Rock Recordings

Music as Multimodal Discourse

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction This chapter explores the contribution of sound recording techniques to the communication of countercultural meanings in the British folk-rock movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. While discourse analysts have tended...

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...