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Bandas (in South-Western France)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Bandas is the name given in south-western France to groups of musicians who enliven the streets and other public places during celebrations and similar events. They symbolize the Gascon musical and festive inheritance as well as a certain...

Banda Filarmónica

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Banda filarmónica, also referred to as banda de música, banda civil, filarmónica or even just música (music), is the name used in Portugal to denote an amateur community mixed wind band, consisting of woodwinds, brass and percussion....

Quebradita and Technobanda

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term quebradita (‘little break’) refers to a dance style associated with technobanda (tecnobanda in Spanish), a modernized version of a regional Mexican banda style, ‘banda sinaloense,’ named after the state of Sinaloa in which...

Liscio

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Liscio (which means ‘smooth’ or ‘even’ in Italian) is a partner dance developed at the end of the nineteenth century in the urban centers of central-northern Italy (the present region of Emilia-Romagna). It is one of the first forms...

Tejano Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Tejano music is a tradition that emerged among Tejanos (Texans of Mexican descent) in the nineteenth century. By the late twentieth century it consisted of three ensemble types – Conjunto, Banda or Orquesta, and Grupo, each of which has its...

Duranguense

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term duranguense or música duranguense (music from Durango, a state in north-western Mexico) refers to a style of music and its associated dance that originated in Chicago in the early 2000s. It is also known...

Música Grupera

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term grupo is used in Mexico to refer to a ‘group’ or band of musicians that does not prioritize any of its members (although many groups have one or more better-known members, for example, the vocalist). The ‘group phenomenon...

Ethnic Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term ‘ethnic music’ usually refers to the music of European immigrants in North America, with particular reference to recordings made during the first half of the twentieth century. Such recordings were commonly marketed under...

Mazatlán

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city - 327,989 (2000); metropolitan area - 380,509 (2000) Located in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Mazatlán lies at latitude 23.2°N, about 20 miles (30 km) south...

Tijuana

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,200,000 (2000) Urban Tijuana, Mexico is the northernmost point on Mexico’s western border with the United States. It is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of San Diego, California, its nearest...