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Music Halls, Variety and Vaudeville

Robert Kronenburg

Robert Kronenburg is the Roscoe Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This Must Be The Place : An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Down a narrow street in a busy part of London there is a lane of old houses spared by the destruction of the Blitz and by the subsequent commercial redevelopment of the last sixty years. Although all around new buildings, roads and railway...

Avanspettacolo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The theater of ‘avanspettacolo,’ or, more usually, the ‘avanspettacolo’ is a form of comedy theater that flourished in Italy between the 1930s and the 1950s. Meaning literally ‘before the show,’ its original aim was to provide live pre-show...

Revue

Jérome Lenain

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Jérome Lenain

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David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gianni Borgna

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Gianni Borgna

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Paolo Prato

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Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveira

Gonçalo Antunes de Oliveira

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A revue is a type of popular theatrical entertainment with a variety of different types of acts, including music, dance and comic sketches. It may have a theme or other unifiying idea (such as the year of its production) but has no actual...

Macchietta

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Macchietta, the Italian term for caricature or character sketch, was a particularly popular form of entertainment in Naples, where the genre started to be formalized in the last decades of the nineteenth century. The practice of parodic...

Cabaret

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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...Cabaret is a stage-bound form of entertainment featuring song, dance and theatrical or political-satirical sketches, defined mainly by the performance venue – a restaurant or nightclub with the audience sitting at dinner tables, eating...

Estrada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Estrada is a Russian term, roughly equivalent to variety or vaudeville in the English-speaking world, referring to forms of light entertainment performed on stage. The word estrada also appears in Central and Eastern European and Baltic...

Varietà/Variétés/Variety

Gianni Borgna

Gianni Borgna

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. 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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...The term ‘varietà’ is an Italian adaptation of the French word ‘variété,’ the name for a combination of dance, song, comic sketches, acrobatic and illusionistic exhibitions that was first developed in France in the late eighteenth century...

Beat Music

Phil Kirby

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paolo Prato

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term ‘beat music’ or simply ‘beat’ denotes a genre of popular music that emerged in the UK at the beginning of the 1960s. Rapidly becoming a ‘beat boom,’ beat spread into Europe and beyond from circa 1963 to 1969, constituting the first...