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Albanian Popular Song (Këngë popullore shqiptare)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Albanian popular song is the most prominent of Albanian musical genres. In Albania the term popullore (popular), which is closer to the Italian popolare or the Russian narodnaya than it is to the English term, is used in a broad sense...

Light Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Light music is a genre of music typified by emotional buoyancy, in which a memorable melody is of paramount importance and is typically supported by effervescent orchestral scoring. Primarily, though not exclusively, written for orchestra...

Athina (Athens)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 3,112,000 (2002) Following the revolution against Ottoman occupation and the establishment of the new Greek state in the nineteenth century, the process of urbanization began that led to the formation of the metropolis...

København (Copenhagen)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: city – 487,969 (1998); greater metropolitan area – 1,775,778 (1998)København (Copenhagen) is the capital of Denmark. It is located on the eastern shore of the island of Sjælland (Zealand) next to Öresund and the Swedish city...

Vietnam

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 79,000,000 (2000) Vietnam is located in mainland Southeast Asia along the eastern coast of the Indochinese peninsula, bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, the Gulf of Tongking and the South...

Easy Listening

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...‘Easy listening’ refers to a range of accessible, highly polished music that celebrates professionalism and populism. First heard as background music on North American radio in the 1940s, it evolved into a genre for marketing LP albums...