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Turbofolk

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Turbofolk is a pop-folk genre that emerged in the 1990s as a Serbian development of the commercial neofolk genre novokomponovana narodna muzika (newly composed folk music, hereafter NCFM) that had come to prominence across the Socialist...

Zabavna Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Zabavna muzika is an umbrella term used in the ­former Yugoslavia to mean ‘entertainment music.’ The exact meaning of the term underwent several changes during its lifetime in the twentieth century, from its sources in the early 1940s...

God is in the House: Nick Cave, Religion, and Serbian Fandom

Religion and Popular Music : Artists, Fans, and Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...This chapter discusses Nick Cave fans’ perception of his relation to religion.I dedicate this chapter to my dad (mom tati). Cave is one of the rock greats, with a decades-spanning career. Religion has always been a topic in all forms of his...

Kolo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Kolo is an important dance tradition of the South Slavs. The term primarily signifies various forms of round chain dance, with their accompanying music. Thanks to the development of the music industry and the large-scale production...

Tamburaška Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Broadly speaking, tamburaška muzika refers to any music containing the sound of south-eastern European plucked lutes, or tamburas (tamburicas, tamburitzas), developed from one or more instruments believed to have arrived in the region...

Serbia and Montenegro

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 10,522,000 (2002) The Federation of Serbia and Montenegro is a ‘cofederal parliamentary republic’ of two Balkan states that were formerly constituent republics of Yugoslavia. They have borders...

Beograd (Belgrade)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 1,697,000 (1999) Beograd (Belgrade) is the capital and the most populous city of the combined Republic of Serbia and Montenegro. The city has been known as Beograd since the ninth century....

Starogradska Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Starogradska muzika (old city music) is the oldest genre of urban popular music in Serbia, dating back to the second half of the nineteenth century. Composed to appear like folk music with a prevalence of love lyrics and a homophonic tonal...

Novokomponovana Narodna Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...From its emergence in the 1960s, the neofolk genre novokomponovana narodna muzika (newly composed folk music; NCFM) became a dominant form of popular culture in the former Yugoslavia. At its commercial peak in the early 1980s, it tipped...

Balkan Rock

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term ‘Balkan rock,’ also marketed in the West under the terms Balkan beat, Balkan pop and Balkan jazz, refers to a hybrid musical genre combining Western rock and pop music with Balkan folk music. Its origin can be traced back...