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Flute

John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘flute’ covers a wide range of wind instruments across the majority of the world’s cultures where the sound is produced through what is known as an ‘edge tone.’ The only two locations in which this family of instruments appears...

Charango

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The charango is a 10-string, plucked chordophone. This hybrid instrument was created with considerable ingenuity by Native American people from the different types of stringed instruments brought from Europe by Spanish colonizers...

Alcohol

David Buckley

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Alcohol and music-making have long been associated with each other in Western cultures. In the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, the consumption of alcoholic beverages was an integral part of such calendric festivals as May Day...

John Trudell

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...John Trudell was a Native American political activist, poet, and musician. Trudell was born on February 15, 1946, in Nebraska, USA, to a Santee Sioux father and Mexican mother with similar native roots. Trudell’s youth was one of hardship...

Shania Twain

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...Canadian country pop singer Shania Twain is a best-selling female solo artist for the country music genre. She has been nicknamed the “Queen of Country Pop.” Twain was born Eileen Regina Edwards on August 28, 1965, in Ontario, Canada...

—Island Records (UK)

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Chris Blackwell founded Island Records in Jamaica in 1959 to record local jazz and ska music. Blackwell, whose family was linked to the Crosse & Blackwell food empire, moved to London in 1962 and licensed Jamaican productions...

Cueca Boliviana and Cueca Norteña (Argentina)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In both Bolivia and Argentina, the cueca is considered representative of national folklore. It is rooted along the border area of northwestern Argentina (the provinces of Jujuy, Salta and part of Catamarca) extending to Santiago del Estero,...

The Pharcyde's Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Andrew Barker

Andrew Barker is a Senior Features Writer for Variety. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

33 1/3 Books

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...As immediately believable as they were cartoonish, as much an inner city cipher as a suburban boys gang, the foursome that made up the Pharcyde were the most relatable MCs to ever pass the mic. On their debut and magnum opus Bizarre Ride II...
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...Also known by the names Los Idolos del Pueblo and Los Jefes de Jefes, Los Tigros Del Norte (“The Tigers of the North”) is a norteño, or regional, Mexican music band. Los Tigros comprises four Mexican-American brothers and one cousin, led...

Trombone

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The European trombone (German posaune, Old French sacqueboute, Old English sackbut) has existed in similar form since 1551. Over the course of its existence, the instrument has evolved into five types marked by bore and bell sizes...