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Toada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Toada is used throughout Brazil to indicate any simple song. It is related to the Portuguese verb toar, meaning, ‘to sing a simple song.’ It is a generic term and many times appears as a synonym for moda, or song. Its main characteristics...

Taṣnīf

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This genre of Iranian popular music is the country’s most widespread form of indigenous composed popular music, that is, music composed and performed in the Iranian modal scales of the radīf ( dastgāh) system. While...

P’yöngyang

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,741,260 (1993)P’yongyang is the administrative capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) and, because of a centralized bureaucracy, it is the center of musical production. Socialist dogma has...

Tambora

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...In northern Colombia, traditional chants and dances intertwine in a genre known as baile cantado (chanted dance), generally performed by a vocal soloist (cantador or cantadora), a mixed choir, a percussion ensemble and danced by one couple....

Tambú

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Tambú is an African-inspired music and dance ritual that developed during slavery on the islands of the Netherlands Antilles. Although Bonaire and Aruba lay a certain amount of claim to the Tambú, in the modern era it is most often...

Tondero

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The tondero is a music and dance genre associated with Afro-Peruvian and mestizo populations in the departments of La Libertad, Lambayeque and Piura on the northern coast of Peru. The dance is generally considered to be a northern rural...

Alternative playworlds: Psytrance festivals, deep play and creative zones of transcendence

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The story of psytrance and its journey from the dazzling beaches of Goa to numerous cities, fields, forests and deserts across the globe has been documented most notably and insightfully by ethnographer Graham St John. In one of his books...

Tingeltangel

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Tingeltangel is a form of entertainment that first appeared in the singing-halls of Berlin (Germany) around 1870. Its models were the British music halls and the French cafés chantants that had become ­popular in all German-speaking...

Tumba

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Tumba is a genre unique to Curacao and Aruba. Especially prevalent in Curacao, it is widely treated and discussed as the musical genre most emblematic of the island. Sharing many characteristics of the son-related genres (such as the salsas...

Kuala Lumpur

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,800,000 (2003) Located midway along the west coast of the Malay Peninsular, Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. It is the administrative, commercial and financial center...