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Rock in Czechoslovakia (1956–89)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Czech and Slovakian rock music were derived from Anglo-American sources, which first began to penetrate Czechoslovakia around 1956. Among domestic audiences the efforts by local groups to copy Western patterns as closely as possible became...

Bratislava

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 460,000 (1999) Bratislava, capital city of the Slovak Republic (Slovakia), is situated on the river Dunaj (Danube) in southwestern Slovakia, close to the borders with Hungary and Austria, 35 miles (56 km...

Ľudový Fox

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ľudový fox, also called čardášový fox (folk foxtrot or czardas foxtrot), is a hybrid form of Slovakian popular song which started to circulate from the second half of the 1930s. It combines the foxtrot dance rhythm with features drawn from...

Slovenské Tango

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Slovenské tango (Slovakian tango) is a local version of the international tango phenomenon and could be found in modern Slovak popular music from the 1930s to the 1950s. The most popular of all the recent and contemporary dances of the time...

Slovakia

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 5,408,000 (2002) The Republic of Slovakia has borders with Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south and Austria and the Czech Republic to the west. The capital is Bratislava with a population...