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Gassenhauer

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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...Gassenhauer is a type of German street song which took shape in the nineteenth century in the context of urban changes that occurred during the process of industrialization. The roots of these songs go back to the sixteenth century...

Iskelmä

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In general terms, iskelmä is taken to be the most traditional form of contemporary popular music in Finland. The name of the genre was introduced at the turn of the 1930s by chief accountant for the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE...

Levenslied and Smartlap

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Levenslied and smartlap are two Dutch-language song genres that in the twenty-first century are understood as two sides of the same coin. Smartlap is understood as tongue-in-cheek, dealing with extreme types of loss and sorrow...

Schlager

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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...In the German-speaking world, the word Schlager has been used since the end of the nineteenth century as a term equivalent to the English ‘popular song.’ Literally translated as ‘hit,’ the term emerged as an Austrian dialect word...

Dansktop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Dansktop (Danish Top Hits) is a Danish genre that evolved during the last three decades of the twentieth century. The term is commonly used to describe music with Danish lyrics which derives stylistically from three main sources: (1...