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—Hispavox (Spain)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...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...

The audiovisual eerie: Transmediating thresholds in the work of David Lynch

Holly Rogers

Holly Rogers is Reader in Music at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is author of Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music (2013) and editor of Music and Sound in Documentary Film (2014) and The Music and Sound of Experimental Film (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transmedia Directors : Artistry, Industry and New Audiovisual Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Scholarly Books

...David Lynch’s sonic resonances echo through projects and media. Pulsating room tone, eerie acousmêtre, electronic wash, static drones, thwarted resolutions and remediated retro textures frequently trouble the image, while imploding...

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...

The instrumentarium of Wes Anderson and Alexandre Desplat

Transmedia Directors : Artistry, Industry and New Audiovisual Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Wes [Anderson’s] movies are of another world. They come from Wes’ world, which is a very specific and special work of his own. ... So I use my imagination in the same way that he does and try and create first an instrumentarium – a bunch...