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Surjapop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Surjapop, an acronym formed from Surinaamse-Javaanse pop (Surinamese-Javanese pop) and pronounced sur-ya-pop, is a genre of popular music of the Javanese diaspora in Suriname and their secondary diaspora in the Netherlands. It first emerged...

Kaseko

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kaseko is one of the most well-known popular musical genres from Suriname. This dance music was created by the Creoles, descendants of former slaves living primarily along the Surinamese coast. In the early twenty-first century, however...

Chutney

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chutney emerged as a popular Indian-Caribbean musical genre in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Surinam during the 1970s. By the 1990s chutney had been established as a medium through which questions about identity, politics, diaspora...

Kawina

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kawina is a percussion-based style of recreational music associated with the Creoles of Suriname. Creoles are one of two Afro-Surinamese populations, distinguished from the Maroons, or ‘Bosnegers,’ in that the former are descended from...

Suripop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Suripop (or SuriPop) is the name of a biennial song-writing contest in Suriname intended to foster local talent. Since 1982, the year the contest was first held, the term Suripop has become more broadly associated with particular musical...

Aleke

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Aleke is a drum-based dance music associated with the Ndyuka Maroons, who occupy the border between Suriname and French Guyana. The Ndyuka are one of six subgroups of Maroons in this region. The term Maroon (and likewise the indigenous term...

Bigi Poku

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bigi poku (spelled bigi pokoe in Dutch) is a secular Surinamese music developed by the Creoles, the descendants of African slaves, who live primarily along the country’s more populous northern coastline. The genre was developed in the 1930s...

Suriname

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 435,449 (2003) Suriname, formerly Dutch Guiana, is located on the Atlantic coast in the northeastern part of South America. It is bordered to the east by French Guiana, to the south by Brazil and to the west...

The Caribbean Islands

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 39,700,000 (2001) The Caribbean Islands comprise an archipelago of 14 distinct countries and several more US and European protectorates. In some respects, the islands are best regarded culturally...