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Bard Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Contemporary usage of the English term ‘bard’ in different countries connects the popular musician with the figure of the mythologized poet/musician, the keeper of cultural knowledge and purveyor of social commentary. By extension, ‘bard...

Rock in Belarus

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Before gaining its independence in 1991, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Belarus had no significant rock scene of its own. Unlike Russia or the Ukraine, rock music in the Socialist Soviet Republic of Byelorussia (as Belarus...

Minsk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 1,682,900 (2004) Minsk (Miensk), the capital of the Republic of Belarus, has played a significant role as a strategic locale and trading center since the Middle Ages. Chronicled as early...

Belarus

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 10,310,520 (2004) The Republic of Belarus is located at the geographical center of Europe between Poland (west), Lithuania and Latvia (northwest), Russia (north and east) and Ukraine (south). Its area...