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Marcha (Marchinha)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In discussing marcha (march) as a musical genre in Brazil, a range of contexts must be covered, from expressions of religious rituals from Afro-Brazilian culture, such as Congados, to the huge national festival, Carnival....

Bandas (in South-Western France)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Bandas is the name given in south-western France to groups of musicians who enliven the streets and other public places during celebrations and similar events. They symbolize the Gascon musical and festive inheritance as well as a certain...
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...Among the almost infinite tragedies of World War I, James Reese Europe’s participation exhibited the potential cultural power the event’s diaspora created. Europe was born in 1880 in Alabama but moved to Washington, D.C. when he was ten...

Masová Píseň

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Masová píseň (mass song, community song or singalong) was a genre of community singing of the proletarian movement in Czechoslovakia. Its main development occurred after World War II and especially during the period 1948–55, when...

Banda Filarmónica

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Banda filarmónica, also referred to as banda de música, banda civil, filarmónica or even just música (music), is the name used in Portugal to denote an amateur community mixed wind band, consisting of woodwinds, brass and percussion....

Conakry

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,100,000 (2003) Conakry is the capital of the Republic of Guinea and a major Atlantic Ocean port in West Africa. Its main manufacturing industries are food products, beverages and automobiles. The city...

Albazo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The albazo is an urban song-dance genre of lively character popular in the coastal and highland regions of Ecuador. Most albazos are considered to be part of the música nacional anthology, a selected repertoire of Ecuadorian songs composed...

Cape Coast

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 61,000 (1990) Cape Coast is the regional capital of the coastal Fanti region of southern Ghana where the Europeans first established their forts-cum-ports. Consequently, various transcultural forms...

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Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 3,400,000 (2003) Berlin, the capital of Germany, is located in the eastern part of the country and situated on the banks of the river Spree. Although its history dates back to the twelfth century...

Bigi Poku

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bigi poku (spelled bigi pokoe in Dutch) is a secular Surinamese music developed by the Creoles, the descendants of African slaves, who live primarily along the country’s more populous northern coastline. The genre was developed in the 1930s...