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—Hispavox (Spain)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Hispavox is a Spanish record company founded in Madrid on 27 June 1953. During the 1960s and 1970s, it was the most important Spanish record company and represented the US company WEA until the latter’s establishment in Spain. In 1985...

Castanets

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Castanets date from the ancient civilizations of the Orient as well as of Egypt. It is assumed that the Moors who invaded the Iberian Peninsula brought the instruments to Spain. It is probable that the metal shells of the Egyptian...

Flamenco Guitar

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The appearance of the flamenco guitar was contemporaneous with the birth of flamenco as a form of public and professional artistic expression around the 1840s in western Andalusia. In response to the demands of the audiences in the recently...
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...The traditional-turned-experimental flamenco guitarist Enrique Morente attracted controversy for his attempts to broaden the genre’s appeal and incorporate musicians from other idioms. Born in Granada, Spain in 1942, Morente grew up around...

Andalucía

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 7,357,558 (2001) Andalucía is made up of eight provinces in the south of Spain: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Sevilla. Its economy is diverse, with tourism being...

Castilla y León

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,500,000 (1996) Consisting of nine provinces – Ávila, Burgos, León, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Valladolid and Zamora – Castilla y León includes the sub plateau to the north around the valley...
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...The Spanish guitar virtuoso known as Paco de Lucía brought flamenco into the modern era by combining it with other idioms and performing with a wide range of other musicians. Born Francisco Gómez in Cadiz in 1947, his father was a flamenco...

Sevilla (Seville)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: city – 684,633 (2001); province – 1,727,603 (2001) Sevilla (Seville) is the capital city of Andalusía (an autonomous region of south Spain) and of the province to which it gives its name. It is located...

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 18,462,600 (2000); Uyghur: 8,139,458 (2000) Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, sometimes known in the West as Chinese or Eastern Turkestan, is a region of oasis towns separated by great distances and,...

Spain

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 39,300,000 (1997) Spain is situated in southwestern Europe and, together with Portugal, forms the Iberian Peninsula. Northern Spain is bordered by the Cantabrian Sea and separated from the rest of the country...