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Izmir

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,455,800 (2004)Formerly known as Smyrna, Izmir is Turkey’s third-largest city. It lies on the gulf of Izmir, in the center of Turkey’s Aegean coast, in close proximity to the Greek Aegean Islands. It is a large port...

Bouzouki Music

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Bouzouki music’ is a generic term that was coined in the 1960s as a result of the popularization of bouzoúki-based music making and refers to popular tunes performed by a musical ensemble where the bouzoúki is the leading instrument....

Paradosiaká

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term paradosiaká (‘traditional’) refers to a diverse range of traditional music genres in Greece, including in particular the regional variants of dimotikó (‘folk’) and, in a broader sense, rempétiko (rebétiko) and laïkó (‘popular’)....

Éntechno

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Literally meaning artistic, the term ‘éntechno’ (or éntehno) has been and is still used in Greece as a synonym of the adjectives ‘serious’ and ‘classical,’ denoting music based on Western models. However, in the 1960s the term entered...

Greece

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 10,631,000 (2002) Officially known as the Hellenic Republic, Greece is located in southeastern Europe, occupying the southernmost part of the Balkan Peninsula and numerous islands, the largest of which are Kriti (Crete...

Rebétiko

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Rebétiko (Greek: rebétiko tragoudi; pl. rebétika; also transliterated as rembetika or rempétiko) is a popular song tradition that originally developed among the deprived urban groups in Greece during the late nineteenth and early twentieth...

Laïkó

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term laïkó (pl. laïká) is used in two senses in Greece. In its more general sense it refers to Greek popular music at large. More specifically, it denotes a genre of Greek popular music that developed in the 1940s from various musical...