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Consumption

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘consumption’ refers to the manner in which individuals and social groups engage with cultural forms, in particular the social uses they make of these forms in constructing social/personal identities/life styles. At the heart...

Dance

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Dance may be broadly categorized as rhythmically patterned movement of the body and feet in time to music. Dance has been closely linked with the development of many popular music styles and indeed constitutes one of popular music’s primary...

John Trudell

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John Zorn

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Popular Music and the Occult

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Music and the occult have interacted in the Western world for a long time, from Pythagoras’ notion of the music of the spheres to the satanic, neopagan and numerological in recent popular music. The focus in this chapter is on the latter....

Nabaṭī

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Nabaṭī is the popular vernacular poetry of the Arabian Peninsula that is used in a variety of music genres, many of which are simply considered ‘sung poetry.’ The diction of nabaṭī poetry conforms to the colloquial speech...

Ngoma

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In Bantu languages (spoken over a vast area covering Central, Eastern and Southern Africa), including the widely spoken Swahili, ngoma is the common word denoting any kind of ‘drum’ or ‘drums.’ Ngoma also refers to all genres...

Ngoma/Ingoma (in Malawi)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ngoma and ingoma are very similar and related dances associated with two branches of the Ngoni people of Malawi who are the descendants of the Zulu of South Africa. The genre was originally a war dance.The Ngoni arrived in Malawi...

Brisbane

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,650,422 (2001) Originally a penal camp at the mouth of the Brisbane River, with open settlement from 1842, Brisbane became the capital of the new colony of Queensland in 1859, and from 1867 gold strikes...

Nova Cançó Catalana

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...La nova cançó catalana (New Catalan song) was born in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) in the late 1950s. It was promoted by an intellectual group, whose members were descendants of the bourgeoisie, to fight against the oppression...