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Srinagar

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 894,940 (2001)Srinagar, in Kashmir, is the capital of the Jammu and Kashmir State, which consists of different ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. The three broad regions of the State are Jammu, which has a Hindu majority,...

Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city area – 744,739 (2001) Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), the capital city of Kerala, is located in the southern district bordering Tamil Nadu. Two features of the city are an international airport, and the famous...

Ravi Shankar

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Lucknow

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,000,000 (2002) Lucknow is the capital of India’s most populous state, uttar Pradesh. It is in many ways an ordinary city where, as with most Indian conurbations, one can hear strains of Bollywood hits...

Mizoram

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 891,058 (2001)Mizoram is a state in the southern tip of northeast India; Aizawl is its capital. During British rule the region was known as Lushai Hills, and was included in the Assam administration. In post-Independence India...

Ahmadabad

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 4,500,000 (2003) This capital of Gujarat State is the largest urban center located between Mumbai and Delhi; it has a growing international presence in commerce and is the center of Gujarati culture....

Hinduism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...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...
...Without any formal training in singing, Kishore Kumar rose to the top of India’s film industry as a playback singer, actor, composer, director, and screenwriter. He was born into a wealthy family in the former British India’s Central...

Daler Mehndi

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...The prolific career of Daler Mehndi helped establish an Indian popular music industry outside the Bollywood system and brought bhangra dance music to the globe. Born in Bihar in 1967, Mehndi left home at fourteen to study voice, tabla...

Jammu

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: City – 378,431 (2001) Jammu is the capital city of the Jammu region of the Jammu and Kashmir State.The main language of the region is Dogari, but a large number of Kashmiri-speaking refugees settled here in the 1990s...