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Gammaldans

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Gammaldans means ‘old dance’ in Swedish. When new dance types such as the foxtrot were introduced into Sweden from the United States in the 1920s, along with jazz, the older forms quickly went out of fashion. The earlier dances – waltz...

Channel Islands

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 153,000 (2000) The Channel Islands are situated approximately 12 miles (19 km) off the northwest coast of France. They comprise the large islands of Jersey (population 89,000 in 2000) and Guernsey (population 59,807...

Northern Ireland

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 1,685,267 (2001) Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is situated on the island of Ireland, which was partitioned in 1922 when the Irish...

Ukraine

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 47,732,079 (2004) With a land area of 226,300 sq miles (579,350 sq km), Ukraine has borders with Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, România and Moldova to the west and south, Russia to the east and northeast and Belarus...

Sweet Music

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...‘Sweet music’ is a term given to a type of music played and recorded by dance bands popular from the 1920s to the 1940s, whose sound was dominated by smooth-sounding saxophones (emphasizing the melody with plentiful vibrato), supported...

Austria

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 8,174,762 (2004) Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe dominated by the Alps mountain range. It has borders with the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia...

Chicago Jazz

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The name ‘Chicago jazz’ refers to a style of small-group jazz, played primarily by white musicians, which took root in the 1920s and has since the 1940s seen expression primarily in the ‘Dixieland’ or ‘traditional jazz’ ensembles...

Iceland

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 293,966 (2004) Iceland became an independent republic in 1944, having previously been ruled by the kings of Denmark and Norway and an associated state of Denmark since 1918. Profane music was almost...

Manchester

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 439,500 (2002) Manchester is the center of the Lancashire industrial region in northwest England. The Greater Manchester area includes the urban centers of Salford, Stockport, Oldham...

Nashville, TN

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 570,000 (2000); metropolitan area – 985,000 (1997)Nashville is the capital city of Tennessee. Located on the Cumberland River, it is a major point of transshipping for the whole of the upper South, with boats able...