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Organett

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...The term organett is a variant of the Italian word organetto (accordion). However, in Gozo, Malta’s sister island, this term refers also to an ensemble consisting of an accordion as the leading instrument, guitar and several Maltese...

Makjetta

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Makjetta (plural makjetti) is a style of Maltese humorous song. A makjetta may be sung as a solo or as a duet. The makjista, that is, the one who sings makjetta, may come either from the environment of Maltese folk singing (għana) or from...

Malta

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 386,938 (2002) The Republic of Malta is an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, about halfway between the coasts of Sicilia (Sicily) to the north and North Africa to the south. With a total area of 122 sq miles (316 sq...

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Seán Street

Seán Street is Emeritus Professor of Radio at Bournemouth University. He is author of The Poetry of Radio: The Colour of Sound (Routledge, 2013). He is also a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 and a poet, with nine published collections. He lives in Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sound of a Room : Memory and the Auditory Presence of Place

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2020

Scholarly Books

...Sound Exhumed Forty thousand years ago, men and women sheltered from weather and danger in caves, and perhaps the very first thing they noticed was how the sound of themselves changed, reverberating back in strange ways that they did...

Għana

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Għana (pronounced ‘aana,’ the għ is soundless in Maltese when falling at the beginning or the middle of a word) is the general term for Malta’s folk singing. Although there are different substyles of għana the most popular...