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Muzică Populară (Romania)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In Romania, the phrase muzică populară refers to a peasant music ‘corrected,’ produced and disseminated by the Romanian media, in particular those directly or indirectly connected to past or present-day (post-1989) official culture...

Doina

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term doina denotes two kinds of music in Romania. Firstly, it is the name which, since the nineteenth century, intellectuals have used to designate all slow, nostalgic peasant songs with poetically elevated and archaic lyrics...

Manea/Manele

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The name manea (pl. manele) has been given to a series of musics in Romania since the nineteenth century. In its twenty-first century form manea/manele is a vocal-instrumental genre of oral music enjoyed by many young and middle-aged people...

Muzica Lăutarească

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Enciclopédia da música em Muzica lăutărească designates, in broad terms, the music produced by professional folk musicians from Romania, lăutari musicians who live off the remuneration from various festive, community- or family-centered...

România (Romania)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 22,332,000 (2002) The Republic of România is located in Central Europe with a land area of 90,000 sq miles (230,340 sq km). România is bordered by the Black Sea to the east, Ukraine to the east and north, the Republic...

Bucureşti (Bucharest)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,054,000 (2002) Bucureşti (Bucharest) is the capital of the Republic of România. In the late nineteenth century it was known as ‘Little Paris’ because the city center...