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Christophe Hien

Christophe Hien

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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 XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Takiboronsé (takboronsé) came into being in Burkina Faso in 2005 at a time when the country’s music scene was dominated by music from elsewhere in Africa and beyond. It has been estimated that approximately 80 percent of the music broadcast...

Burkina Faso

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 12,207,000 (2002) Situated in the heart of West Africa, the Republic of Burkina Faso is bordered by Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d’Ivoire to the southwest. It has...