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Provence

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 4,506,151 (1999) The region of Provence lies in the southeast of France and consists of the départements of Alpes de Hautes Provence, Hautes Alpes, Alpes Maritime, Bouches du Rhône, Var and Vaucluse....

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...

Bangkok

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 5,700,000 (2002) Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, 40 miles (64 km) from the sea. It was founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the current Chakri dynasty, Rama...

Slovakia

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 5,408,000 (2002) The Republic of Slovakia has borders with Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south and Austria and the Czech Republic to the west. The capital is Bratislava with a population...

Hungary

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 9,867,000 (2002) Hungary is situated in the Carpathian basin, in Central Europe. It has borders with Slovakia to the north, România and Ukraine to the east, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia to the south...

African-American Musical Theater, 1890–

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...In the late nineteenth century African Americans began to create their own distinctive variants on the popular musical theater genres, established and developed by white Americans, in which they had hitherto participated to a limited...

Istanbul

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 9,631,700 (2004)Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, contains about one sixth of the inhabitants of the entire country. The new republic established its own capital in Ankara, in central Anatolia, the geographic heartland...

Wien (Vienna)

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 2,068,000 (1999) The capital of Austria, Wien (Vienna), is situated on the river Donau (Danube). It was the capital and administrative center of the Hapsburg (Austro-Hungarian) Empire until 1918 and, in the nineteenth...

Operetta

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In Italian, operetta is the diminutive of opera, meaning ‘little’ or ‘short’ opera. As such, the term refers to works that recall operas in their format and ­conception but are ‘minor’ both in quantitative and qualitative terms – that is,...

Broadway Musical

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The Broadway musical is a type of musical theater that developed a distinct identity through shows created for the theaters of Broadway, New York, although the term is also commonly applied to shows created elsewhere which are thought...