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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....

Skyládiko

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term skyládiko (meaning doggish-style) is broadly used to refer, usually in a derogatory way, to a wide spectrum of Greek laïkó music from the 1970s to the present. In a stricter sense, the term derives from and designates the infamous...

Laïkó

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...