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Kriti (Crete)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 540,000 (2004) Kriti (Crete) is the largest of the Greek islands, situated to the south of the Greek mainland and to the west of Turkey. The capital is Irakleio (Iraklion). Crete has been...

Néo Kyma

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Néo Kyma (‘new wave’) was an important trend in Greek music from 1964 until the end of the decade. The term refers to a genre based on lyrical ballads that were noted for their high quality and the prominence they gave to personal...

Bouzouki Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Bouzouki music’ is a generic term that was coined in the 1960s as a result of the popularization of bouzoúki-based music making and refers to popular tunes performed by a musical ensemble where the bouzoúki is the leading instrument....

Skyládiko

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term skyládiko (meaning doggish-style) is broadly used to refer, usually in a derogatory way, to a wide spectrum of Greek laïkó music from the 1970s to the present. In a stricter sense, the term derives from and designates the infamous...

Field Commander Cohen

David Boucher

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and Head of the School of European Studies at Cardiff University, UK and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Diversity.. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of the Collingwood Society and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre at Cardiff Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan and Cohen : Poets of Rock and Roll

Continuum, 2014

Scholarly Books

...Leonard Cohen, Musician Magazine, 1988.As you get older, you get less willing to buy the latest version of reality.Leonard Cohen’s own political stance has always been ambivalent; it is anarchic in an intensely personal way. Early in his...

Paradosiaká

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term paradosiaká (‘traditional’) refers to a diverse range of traditional music genres in Greece, including in particular the regional variants of dimotikó (‘folk’) and, in a broader sense, rempétiko (rebétiko) and laïkó (‘popular’)....

Smyrnaíika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Smyrnaíika (sg. smyrnaíko: Smyrnaic; of Smyrna) is a collective term for the popular musical genres associated with the Greek Orthodox community, mainly that of the city of Izmir (Smyrna), which developed within the multicultural...

Cretan Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term ‘Cretan music’ corresponds to a musical taxonomy that groups and designates all musics that share the Cretan folk musical tradition as their mutual basis. It is widely used to describe the entirety of the folk musical traditions...

Cyprus

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 775,927 (2004) Cyprus is an island situated in the Mediterranean Sea. It has an area of 3,570 sq miles (9,251 sq km), and is the third-largest island in the area, after Sicilia (Sicily) and Sardegna...

Dimotikó

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Dimotikó (of the folk/people or simply folk), or dimotikó tragoúdi (folk song), is used as an umbrella term for a variety of distinct regional styles of Greece and of areas formerly inhabited by Greeks. For a wide audience today the term...