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Greenland

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 55,971 (1997) Greenland, the world’s largest island, is located in the North Atlantic Ocean within the Arctic Circle. Only the coasts are habitable as the inner areas are covered with ice. The indigenous...

Polca Paraguaya

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Perhaps the best known and most cultivated of all Paraguayan musical forms, the polca paraguaya, or simply polca, is a song and dance genre in compound duple (6/8) meter characterized by its lively, rhythmic drive derived from...

Estonia

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 1,431,474 (2000) The republic of Estonia lies in northern Europe, sharing borders with Finland to the north (across the Gulf of Finland), Russia to the east, Latvia to the south and Sweden to the west (across...

Recife

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,500,000 (2003) Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco. It is the biggest capital city in the northeastern region of Brazil, boasts the second-largest port in Brazil...

Santiago

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,000,000 (2004) Founded in 1541 by Spanish conquerors, Santiago, the capital of Chile, lies in the country’s fertile central valley and has a Mediterranean climate. Its close...

Chamamé

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chamamé is the traditional music and dance of the Argentine littoral. It is deeply rooted in the provinces of Corrientes, Formosa, Chaco, part of Santa Fé, Entre Ríos and Misiones. The genre’s historical background is related to the process...

Ethnic Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term ‘ethnic music’ usually refers to the music of European immigrants in North America, with particular reference to recordings made during the first half of the twentieth century. Such recordings were commonly marketed under...

Milwaukee, WI

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 573,899 (2001); metropolitan area – 1,521,424 (2001) Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the area now known as Milwaukee had a beautifully diverse landscape that complemented its...

Cleveland, OH

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David Horn

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 478,403 (2000); metropolitan area – 1,393,978 (2000) The city of Cleveland, Ohio, located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, serves as a cultural and social center between New York City, 400 miles (640 km...

Mazatlán

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city - 327,989 (2000); metropolitan area - 380,509 (2000) Located in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Mazatlán lies at latitude 23.2°N, about 20 miles (30 km) south...