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Shaʿbī (Moroccan)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Shaʿbī (‘popular’ – in the sense of being ‘from the people’) is the most ubiquitous and popular style of commercially produced music in Morocco. Shaʿbī is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of modernized versions of regional styles...

Western Sahara

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 268,000 (2002) The Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) is the last colonized country in Africa that has not yet attained independence. Virtually all desert and sparsely inhabited, it has nonetheless been the focus...

Shaʿbī

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The term shaʿbī (shaabi, chaâbi) refers to a modern popular music phenomenon that emerged in the twentieth century in Algeria, Egypt and Morocco. While shaʿbī is an Arabic word that is commonly translated as ‘popular,’ it is also...

Fusion in Morocco

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Moroccan fusion bands mix musical elements from a variety of popular and traditional Moroccan genres with musical elements from transnational and international genres, such as rock, reggae, salsa, hip-hop and jazz. Fusion emerged...

Casablanca

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,292,100 (2000) Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city, is the country’s main economic center and its largest port. As the country’s hub for international commerce in technology, information and media...

Morocco

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 30,988,000 (2002) The Kingdom of Morocco is situated at the northwest corner of the African continent, occupying a land area of 278,938 sq miles (446,300 sq km). Its rich history of intercultural exchange...