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Hinduism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction Popular Western music’s turn to non-Western musics and iconography has been viewed as a neo-orientalist gesture that decontextualizes, deterritorializes and exoticizes non-Western cultural production for the pleasure...

Qatar

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 817,052 (2003) Qatar is a peninsula of 4,416 sq miles (11,437 sq km) in the Persian Gulf, neighboring Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. In the early twenty-first century, Qatar attained prominence...

Chanchada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Chanchada is a genre of musical film comedy that was very popular in Brazil between the late 1940s and the 1980s. Up to about 1960 it was a very important Brazilian film genre, being seen by all sectors of society. It also formed the basis...

Bhangra

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Bhangra is a genre of music and dance that developed in the UK in the second half of the twentieth century among post-World War II Punjabi immigrants. With roots in a medieval Punjabi folk dance it grew into a global form of popular music...

Canción de Protesta (in Venezuela)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term canción de protesta is used in Venezuela to describe, in a broad sense, a song with a political and ideological message or with a marked social criticism, usually expressed through its lyrics. Other terms are known to represent...

Laïkó

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term laïkó (pl. laïká) is used in two senses in Greece. In its more general sense it refers to Greek popular music at large. More specifically, it denotes a genre of Greek popular music that developed in the 1940s from various musical...

Azerbaijan

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 7,830,764 (2003) The Republic of Azerbaijan is a relatively small country bordered by the Caspian Sea to the east, the Russian Federation to the north (Dagestan), Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west...