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Cymanfa Ganu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The cymanfa ganu (plural: cymanfaoedd; in English, singing meeting) has prevailed throughout Wales since the first half of the nineteenth century. Essentially an activity of Nonconformist chapels, cymanfaoedd are most popularly held over...

Delaware

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 IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 783,600 (2000) Delaware is an Eastern Seaboard state of the United States. It was created in 1776 from part of the state of Pennsylvania. Delaware is one of the smallest states by area. The state capital...

Folklig Koral

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Folkliga koraler (folk hymns; sing. folklig koral) is a distinct vocal genre in modern folk music in Sweden. In folk music education hymns are taught as a regular part of the Swedish folk song repertoire. The folk hymns have also moved from...

Sumatera (Sumatra)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 87,000,000 (1998) Second-largest of the islands constituting the Republic of Indonesia, Sumatera (Sumatra) lies at the republic’s northwestern extremity, forming part of an archipelago that concludes in the Nicobar...

Chin

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 480,000 (2001) The Chin state (also known as the Chin Hills) is located in the northwestern part of Myanmar (formerly Burma). It borders India in the west (Mizoram and Manipur states) and Bangladesh (in particular...

Maritime Provinces: Acadia

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 285,000 (2001) Acadians are renowned for their love of song. Thus, according to legend, they sang hymns as they embarked on the ships that deported them in 1755 to the shores of New England...

Maryland

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 IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 5,296,486 (2000) Maryland is on the Eastern Seaboard and was one of the 13 states that founded the United States in 1776. With Delaware and Virginia, it makes up the Delmarva Peninsula. Its principal...

Carol

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the English-speaking world a carol is a hymn of joy and celebration frequently associated with the marking of Christmas. Often dance-like in rhythm and originally sung mainly outdoors, it represents a secular populist practice that,...

Wales (Cymru)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,918,700 (2002) Wales is one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom. It lies to the west of England, from which it is separated by a border joining the estuaries of the River Dee...

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...