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Saya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Saya is a traditional Afro-Bolivian generic system made up of song, dance and music, related to other equally ancient African forms such as the tundiki and the nsaya. It has been documented from the sixteenth century to the present mainly...

Darwin

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 106,842 (2001) The capital of the Northern Territory, established (1869) as Palmerston on Beagle Gulf, was renamed Darwin in 1911. Australia’s northernmost city, its proximity to Asia gave it a strategic...

El Paso, TX

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 585,300; El Paso county – 705, 436 (2002) Lying at the extreme western tip of Texas, El Paso is one of the hubs of the United States’ cultural and economical ties with Mexico. Located just...

Lithuania

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: 3,683,000 (2002) With a land area of 25,175 sq miles (64,448 sq km), Lithuania is the largest of the three Baltic States (the others being Estonia and Latvia). It is bordered by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east...

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...

Rock in Ukraine

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The first Ukrainian rock bands were established in the mid-1960s, when Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, and, like many early Soviet rock groups, played covers of music by Western bands, such as the Beatles or Led Zeppelin (Vtoroe...

Jacksonville, FL

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population 735,617 (2000) The city of Jacksonville is located on the St Johns River in northeast Florida. Although France laid claim to the area in 1562 and Huguenots established Fort Caroline in 1564...

Athens, GA

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 101,489 (2000) Georgia’s ‘Classic City,’ Athens is approximately 70 miles (113 km) east-northeast of the state capital, Atlanta. In 1785, the University of Georgia (UGA) was granted a charter as the first...

Latvia

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,306,306 (2004) Situated in northeastern Europe on a coastal wooded plain, and with part of its border on the Baltic Sea, Latvia has always been at the crossroads of trade, wars and culture. Latvian culture...

Tajikistan

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,177,000 (2002) The Republic of Tajikistan is the only Persianspeaking state of Central Asia. It shares borders with Kyrgyzstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, China to the east and Afghanistan to the south....