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Cymanfa Ganu

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The cymanfa ganu (plural: cymanfaoedd; in English, singing meeting) has prevailed throughout Wales since the first half of the nineteenth century. Essentially an activity of Nonconformist chapels, cymanfaoedd are most popularly held over...

Sumatera (Sumatra)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 87,000,000 (1998) Second-largest of the islands constituting the Republic of Indonesia, Sumatera (Sumatra) lies at the republic’s northwestern extremity, forming part of an archipelago that concludes in the Nicobar...

Style, scores and the teacher

Nikos Ordoulidis

Nikos Ordoulidis is a lecturer in music at the University of Ioannina, Greece. His research interests revolve around the condition of musical syncretism in popular music. He is a member of the Modern Greek Studies Association and of the International Council for Traditional Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Nationalism, Despotism and Scholarly Interventions in Greek Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...With regard to orthodox ecclesiastical chanting and its primary written text, the analysis reveals issues particularly complex and interesting. While theoretically sheet music constitutes an inviolable official document, which salvages...

Amakwaya

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Amakwaya (pronounced ‘ah-mah-kwah-yah’) refers to the tradition and performance practice of choirs in South Africa that emerged from the mission schools in the nineteenth century. As a syncretic art form, amakwaya has roots in hymnody...

The Glittering Sound of Hagia Sophia and the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross in Constantinople

Bissera V. Pentcheva

Bissera V. Pentcheva is professor of medieval art at Stanford University, USA. She has published three books to date: Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium, The Sensual Icon: Space, Ritual, and the Senses in Byzantium, and Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium. Her articles on phenomenology and aesthetics of medieval art have appeared in the Art Bulletin, Gesta, Speculum, RES Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics, Performance Research International, and Dumbarton Oaks Papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Icons of Sound : Voice, Architecture, and Imagination in Medieval Art

Taylor & Francis Group, 2021

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...Introduction The Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, observed on September 14, originated in Jerusalem. It commemorates two important events: the discovery of the True Cross in 326 CE by Helena, empress of the Holy Roman Empire (r...

Starting with the sheet music

Nikos Ordoulidis

Nikos Ordoulidis is a lecturer in music at the University of Ioannina, Greece. His research interests revolve around the condition of musical syncretism in popular music. He is a member of the Modern Greek Studies Association and of the International Council for Traditional Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Nationalism, Despotism and Scholarly Interventions in Greek Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Four historical manuscripts of ‘The Akathist Hymn’ melody in its brief type follow: two in Byzantine music notation (Ioannis Lambadarios and Stefanos Domestichos and Georgios Progakis) and their transcription/translation in staff notation...

Delaware

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 783,600 (2000) Delaware is an Eastern Seaboard state of the United States. It was created in 1776 from part of the state of Pennsylvania. Delaware is one of the smallest states by area. The state capital...

Folklig Koral

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Folkliga koraler (folk hymns; sing. folklig koral) is a distinct vocal genre in modern folk music in Sweden. In folk music education hymns are taught as a regular part of the Swedish folk song repertoire. The folk hymns have also moved from...

Transcendent Visions

Bissera V. Pentcheva

Bissera V. Pentcheva is professor of medieval art at Stanford University, USA. She has published three books to date: Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium, The Sensual Icon: Space, Ritual, and the Senses in Byzantium, and Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium. Her articles on phenomenology and aesthetics of medieval art have appeared in the Art Bulletin, Gesta, Speculum, RES Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics, Performance Research International, and Dumbarton Oaks Papers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Icons of Sound : Voice, Architecture, and Imagination in Medieval Art

Taylor & Francis Group, 2021

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...The troparion and the kontakion for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross analyzed in the previous essay exemplify the cathedral rite of Hagia Sophia—a sung liturgy with dramatic entrances, processions, psalmody, and sermons. The singing...

A hymn from the Orthodox musical tradition

Nikos Ordoulidis

Nikos Ordoulidis is a lecturer in music at the University of Ioannina, Greece. His research interests revolve around the condition of musical syncretism in popular music. He is a member of the Modern Greek Studies Association and of the International Council for Traditional Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Nationalism, Despotism and Scholarly Interventions in Greek Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...‘The Akathist Hymn’ Due to the many terms in Byzantine terminology, in this chapter, the direct use of the terms in their English translation, or their transliterated form, was considered preferable, in order to facilitate the cohesion...