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Kaba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The semi-professional groups of southern Albania known as saze have consolidated some formal instrumental structures, among which kaba occupies a special place. Kaba, which in Turkish means ‘thick,’ ‘coarse,’ ‘crude,’ also ‘dense...

Ahmet Kaya

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...As an artist of Kurdish descent performing in Turkey, Ahmet Kaya’s folk material wrestled with issues of peace and social justice. Born in 1957 in Turkey, Kaya was the last of five children and became interested in music at age six. Prior...

Kaluyo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kaluyo (Khaluyo, Caluyo) is a vocal and instrumental genre and traditional dance that is cultivated in the south-east of Bolivia (Vallegrande, Santa Cruz) and in various southern areas such as Sucre and Potosí. Until the 1970s kaluyo...

Klapa Singing

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Stories from Southern Klapa, a multipart singing tradition of the coastal and island part of Dalmatia (Southern Croatia), is a relatively old, continuous phenomenon that was first pointed to by researchers and musicologists at the end...

Kalattuut

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kalattuut is the collective name for Greenlandic folk dances with European roots. The word ‘Kalattuut,’ the plural of ‘Kalattooq,’ means ‘something genuinely Greenlandic.’ Based on dances such as the polka, the schottisch and the reel...

Kaseko

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kaseko is one of the most well-known popular musical genres from Suriname. This dance music was created by the Creoles, descendants of former slaves living primarily along the Surinamese coast. In the early twenty-first century, however...

Kolo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kolo is an important dance tradition of the South Slavs. The term primarily signifies various forms of round chain dance, with their accompanying music. Thanks to the development of the music industry and the large-scale production...

Can's Tago Mago: Permission to Dream

Alan Warner

Alan Warner is a Scottish novelist. His 1995 novel Morvern Callar won the Somerset Maugham Award and was made into a feature film directed by Lynne Ramsay. In 2013, he was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel The Deadman’s Pedal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Finally, a brilliant exploration of the German rock band Can’s 1971 album Tago Mago. This hugely unique and influential album deserves close analysis from a fan, rather than a musicologist. Novelist Alan Warner details the concrete music we...

Kola San Jon

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kola San Jon (also spelt Kolá San Jon, Colá Sanjon, Colá Sajom, Colá Son Jon, Cola San Jon, Cola San Djon) is a performance practice that originated in the Cape Verde islands. Centered on a celebratory procession in honor of the feast of St...

Kleinkunst

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kleinkunst (literally ‘little art’) has different meanings in the Netherlands and in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium). In the Netherlands its meaning is close to that of cabaret as developed in France and Germany, referring...