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Danzante

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The danzante is an indigenous musical genre danced to during Corpus Christi festivities throughout the highland region of Ecuador. The term danzante also denotes both the dance and the dancers who thank the Pachamama, or Mother Earth...

P’yöngyang

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,741,260 (1993)P’yongyang is the administrative capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) and, because of a centralized bureaucracy, it is the center of musical production. Socialist dogma has...

Arbeiterlied

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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...‘Arbeiterlied’ is the German term for ‘workers’ song’, political songs of the organized labor movement. They arose in Germany in the middle of the nineteenth century, in parallel with the formation of the labor movement as a means...

Hô Chi Minh

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 5,378,100 (2001) Hô Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, was known as Saigon prior to 1975. It is located on the Saigon River, a tributary of the Dong Nai River. Founded in the late eighteenth century, it has been...

Agitmuzyka

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Agitmuzyka (literally, ‘agitation music’; from the Latin agitatio – to bring to action, to impel) refers to a whole group of genres that were widely disseminated in the musical art of the USSR from the 1920s to the 1950s, encompassing...

The Philippines

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 84,619,974 (2003) The Philippines is an archipelago of about 7,107 islands located to the south of China and at the northern tip of Borneo, within the tropical region of Southeast Asia. Its economy is largely...

China

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,286,975,500 (2003) China is the most populous country in the world and the third-largest country (after Russia and Canada) with a total area of 3.7 million sq miles (9.6 million sq km)....