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Jordaanlied

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Jordaanlied is a song genre native to Amsterdam and is named after Jordaan, an inner-city neighborhood. Located on the west side of the city center, Jordaan’s beacon is the Westertoren (West Tower), close to the Anne Frank House. The name...

Palingpop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The tiny Dutch fishermen’s village of Volendam, which lies north of Amsterdam at the border of the IJsselmeer – formerly a saltwater ‘sea’ called Zuiderzee (South Sea), the subject of folklore and folksong – and is a Catholic enclave...

Levenslied and Smartlap

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Levenslied and smartlap are two Dutch-language song genres that in the twenty-first century are understood as two sides of the same coin. Smartlap is understood as tongue-in-cheek, dealing with extreme types of loss and sorrow...

Utrecht

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 275,000 (2004) The medieval city of Utrecht has long been an important center of politics, religion and culture. The only Dutch pope was from Utrecht (Hadrianus IV 1522–1523). Utrecht is an Archbishopric of the Roman...

Hawaiimuziek

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Hawaiimuziek, also known as Nederhawaiian (Hawaiian music produced in the Netherlands) was introduced to the Dutch East Indies (a Dutch colony) around 1920 by Hawaiian musicians Ernest Ka’ai and his Royal Hawaiian Troubadours. Some...

Nederbeat

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the first week of June 1964 three of the original Beatles, plus Ringo Starr’s stand-in Jimmy Nicol, visited the Netherlands for the first and last time, playing two live gigs and one recorded television show. As radio DJ Willem van...

Surjapop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Surjapop, an acronym formed from Surinaamse-Javaanse pop (Surinamese-Javanese pop) and pronounced sur-ya-pop, is a genre of popular music of the Javanese diaspora in Suriname and their secondary diaspora in the Netherlands. It first emerged...

Gabber

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Gabber is the name of a hectic type of computer-­generated dance music with tempos ranging between 180 and 220 bpm. It emerged around 1990 at discotheque Parkzicht in Rotterdam and developed into a craze, reaching its peak in 1993...

Kleinkunst

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kleinkunst (literally ‘little art’) has different meanings in the Netherlands and in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium). In the Netherlands its meaning is close to that of cabaret as developed in France and Germany, referring...

Nederpop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Nederpop is the overall term for homegrown Dutch popular music; it was coined in the late 1960s, when Dutch pop/rock was coming into its own. In a narrower sense the term is used to denote a particular era of Dutch-language rock that began...