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Singspiel

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 XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Singspiel (literally, song-play) is a form of music drama in German, related to the French opéra-comique (comic opera). Both use spoken dialogue instead of recitative, but Singspiel differs from opéra-comique in its use of the Lied (German...

Budapest

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 1,836,000 (1999) Budapest is the capital of Hungary. It is situated on the river Danube in the center of the northern part of the country. The first town on this site, built...

1899 and All That

Pete Dale

Pete Dale is a Senior Lecturer in Popular Music at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Politics of Novelty

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Pop music didn’t just drop out of nowhere, fully formed and perfectly new; the idea that such an arrival could be possible is surely risible: what comes out of a void? In fact, popular music is a subcategory of music; almost anyone (with...

Music Hall Songs

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Music hall was a form of commercial entertainment for the urban lower classes that emerged in Britain in the mid-nineteenth century and flourished up to the outbreak of World War I. It took its name from the specialist venues (halls...

Montmartre

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. 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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...At 423 ft (129 m) above sea level, Montmartre is the highest of seven hills that surround central Paris. According to legend, it takes its name from the martyr of Saint-Denis, a missionary who was decapitated at the top of the mount...

Cabaret

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 XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Cabaret is a stage-bound form of entertainment featuring song, dance and theatrical or political-satirical sketches, defined mainly by the performance venue – a restaurant or nightclub with the audience sitting at dinner tables, eating...

Revue

Jérome Lenain

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Jérome Lenain

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David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gianni Borgna

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Gianni Borgna

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Paolo Prato

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Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveira

Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A revue is a type of popular theatrical entertainment with a variety of different types of acts, including music, dance and comic sketches. It may have a theme or other unifiying idea (such as the year of its production) but has no actual...
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...As the first person of color to become a worldwide entertainer, Josephine Baker used her talents as a dancer to facilitate social change. Baker was born in Missouri in 1906; her parents had a vaudeville song-and-dance act and used her...

Marseille

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 797,491 (1999)Marseille, the second-largest city in France, and the oldest, was founded by the Greeks more than 2,600 years ago. It is located in the southeast region of Provence, on the Mediterranean coast. The city’s port...

Québec City, QC

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 507,986 (2001); metropolitan area – 682,757 (2001) Québec City, the provincial capital of Québec, is located on the northern bank of the St Lawrence River, midway between the Atlantic Ocean...