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Ålborg (Aalborg)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 119,157 (1998)Ålborg (Aalborg), the fourth-largest city in Denmark, is located in the northern part of Jylland (Jutland), where it was established in the eleventh century. The city is the local administrative center and boasts...

Folk High School Song Book

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Folk High School Song Book (Folkehøjskolens Sangbog or Højskolesangbogen) is a distinctive, changing body of published songs that has served the educational aims of the Danish Folk High School Movement since its inception...

Lejlighedssange

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Lejlighedssange or festsange (personalized songs written for a festive occasion) constitute a widespread community singing tradition at Danish and Nordic parties. The tradition is little known in the rest of Europe. Typical occasions...

Hip-Hop in Denmark

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Hip-hop has played an increasing part in Danish popular culture since the early 1980s. While in matters of style it has to a great extent mirrored developments in US hip-hop, the predominant language has been and remains Danish...

Århus (Aarhus)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 215,587 (1998)Århus (Aarhus), the second-largest city in Denmark, is located on the eastern shore of Jylland (Jutland), where it was founded in the tenth century. It has become an important commercial, industrial, administrative...

Greenland

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 55,971 (1997) Greenland, the world’s largest island, is located in the North Atlantic Ocean within the Arctic Circle. Only the coasts are habitable as the inner areas are covered with ice. The indigenous...

Rhythmic Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Rhythmic music (Danish: rytmisk musik) is a general term used in several Danish cultural and artistic battles to delimit and legitimize different kinds of so-called serious popular music. It was coined in the local jazz debates...

Dansktop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Dansktop (Danish Top Hits) is a Danish genre that evolved during the last three decades of the twentieth century. The term is commonly used to describe music with Danish lyrics which derives stylistically from three main sources: (1...

Denmark

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 5,413,392 (2004) The Kingdom of Denmark is situated in northern Europe, bordering on Germany to the south, Sweden to the east, the North Sea to the west and Skagerrak to the north. The main parts of the country...

København (Copenhagen)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: city – 487,969 (1998); greater metropolitan area – 1,775,778 (1998)København (Copenhagen) is the capital of Denmark. It is located on the eastern shore of the island of Sjælland (Zealand) next to Öresund and the Swedish city...