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Taṣnīf

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...This genre of Iranian popular music is the country’s most widespread form of indigenous composed popular music, that is, music composed and performed in the Iranian modal scales of the radīf ( dastgāh) system. While...

Toada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Toada is used throughout Brazil to indicate any simple song. It is related to the Portuguese verb toar, meaning, ‘to sing a simple song.’ It is a generic term and many times appears as a synonym for moda, or song. Its main characteristics...

Alternative playworlds: Psytrance festivals, deep play and creative zones of transcendence

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...The story of psytrance and its journey from the dazzling beaches of Goa to numerous cities, fields, forests and deserts across the globe has been documented most notably and insightfully by ethnographer Graham St John. In one of his books...

Tonada Chilena

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The Chilean tonada is a lyrical genre of mestizo origin and Hispanic lineage that has been traditionally associated with a feminine quality. The tonada is a strophic monody that is accompanied by one or two strummed guitars...

Tonada de Toros

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Tonadas de toros (bull songs) are unaccompanied improvisatory songs structured by alternating solo and chorus within a poetic rhyme scheme and are associated with the extensive pilgrimage networks concentrated in the eastern provinces...

Jaime Torres

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Kuala Lumpur

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,800,000 (2003) Located midway along the west coast of the Malay Peninsular, Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. It is the administrative, commercial and financial center...

Machine Possession

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Enter Through a focus on the electronic machine aesthetic in genre variants of techno music, this chapter addresses affective relationships between repetitive beats associated with electronic dance music culture, and a technoculture...

P’yöngyang

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 2,741,260 (1993)P’yongyang is the administrative capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) and, because of a centralized bureaucracy, it is the center of musical production. Socialist dogma has...

Trampská Píseň

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The trampská píseň (tramping song) is a specifically Czech song form that developed to accompany the emergence of the tramping movement among sections of the population of Czech towns and cities, beginning in the late 1910s. Growing out...