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Dechovka

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The word dechovka is an abbreviation of the Czech phrase dechová hudba, meaning brass/wind music, and refers to the whole phenomenon of Czech brass music, brass bands and their repertoire. Czech brass band music developed into specific...

Lidovka

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Lidovka is a genre of Czech popular music derived from the folk and semi-folk songs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and from popular dances of that time such as polka, waltz and others. Adapted to the needs of a new...