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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...

Slovenska Popevka

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term slovenska popevka (Slovenian popular song) denotes a typically melodic song form, performed by one or two singers and accompanied by a dance orchestra or a (jazz) band. It is similar to the German Schlager, to which it is strongly...
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...In creating the Oberkrainer sound, Slavko Avsenik took a regional music form and nurtured it into a popular transatlantic Slavic idiom of expression. Born in the former Yugoslavia in 1929, Avsenik and his brother Vilko formed...

Tamburaška Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...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...

Oberkrainer

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Oberkrainer music is native to Slovenia, but has gained broad popularity in central European countries, especially Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The style is part of what is referred to as narodnozabavna glasba (ethno-pop) in Slovenia...

Narodno-Zabavna Glasba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Narodno-zabavna glasba (folk entertainment music) originated in Slovenia in the 1950s at a time of increasing urbanization. Slovenia was then a republic within the Socialistic Federative Republic of Yugoslavia. Known also by various other...

Slovenia

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,011,473 (2004) The Republic of Slovenia is bordered on the north by Austria, on the northeast by Hungary, on the south and southeast by Croatia and on the west by Italy. The majority of the population (87 percent...

Starogradska Muzika

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...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...

Fuck Your Scene, Kid: The Power of Local Scenes

Kevin C. Dunn

Kevin Dunn is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He is author of several books, including Imagining the Congo (2003), The Politics of Origin in Africa (2013) and Inside African Politics (2013). He is also a regular contributor to Razorcake and Maximumrocknroll magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Punk : Resistance and Rebellion in Everyday Life

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The title of this chapter is inspired by the Swedish label Kranium Records’ excellent compilation series of the same name.The Basque region lies in northeast Spain and southwest France and has been home to a separatist movement since...

Ljubljana

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 295,000 (2002) Ljubljana is the capital of the Republic of Slovenia. It is a developing cultural, educational (more than 40,000 students) and administrative center with considerable industrial activity.In 1922...