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Fukuoka

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,341,489 (2000) Fukuoka, the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture and the largest city on the southern island of Ky^shô, has been important as the political, economic and cultural center of northern Kyôshô since...

Southern European Polyphonies

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Southern European Polyphonies’ is a term ascribed to various vocal polyphonic practices which are spread over different areas of the Continent, from the Iberian Peninsula to the Balkans. These practices show certain general similarities...

Sounds Before Our Time: Replicating the Old to Make the New

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Perfect Southern Rock Sound Forever—Greenberg Gets Entrenched—The Swerve All it takes is a second or two and the guitars in the Drive-By Truckers’ “Let There Be Rock” call to mind the influential bands Patterson Hood name-checks later...

Southern Albanian Polyphonic Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The multipart singing repertory of Albania is diffused among South Albanian speakers, as well as some other ethnic communities. In a wider sense, the whole land, Toskëria, is inhabited by Albanians to the south of River Shkumbin (in...

Shape-Note Hymnody

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Shape-note hymnody is a participatory tradition of unaccompanied, nondenominational, three- and four-part singing with historical roots in both Revolutionary-era New England and the nineteenth-century rural South. The singing style...

Sanjuanito

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The sanjuanito or sanjuán is a song-dance genre of pre-Hispanic origin popular throughout the highland region of Ecuador. In the northern highland province of Imbabura, the sanjuanito is performed during the Inti Raymi festivity (summer...

Schuhplattler

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Schuhplattler is a folk dance from Southern Germany that is considered today to be the official national dance of the Upper Bavaria region in Germany and of Tirol and Salzburg in Austria. The dance is named after the sounds generated...

Vaigat

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Vaigat is a Greenlandic version of US swing. Named after the Vaigat-Strait near Disco Island on Greenland’s west coast, Vaigat developed during the 1950s when the swing and popular songs that were heard on the radio from the US military...