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Stylistic origins Eurodisco - House - Dance-pop - Electropop - Trance - Hi-NRG - Techno
Cultural origins Late 1980s/Early 1990s Europe
Typical instruments Synthesizer
Electronic keyboard
Drum machine
Tape loop
Mainstream popularity Large in Europe mostly during early to mid 1990s until worldwide popularity in the 2000s and 2010s
Bubblegum dance, Italodance
Other topics

Eurodance is a form of dance music that started in Europe in the late 1980s. It is an evolved and more synthesized form of Eurodisco, and is combined with house and Hi-NRG.[1] It is known for its rich melodic sound. It is similar to dance-pop and techno music.

References[change | change source]

  1. All Music Guide: The Definitive Guide to Popular Music, eds. Vladimir Bogdanov, et al. (San Francisco: Backbeat Books/All Media Guide, 2001), p. 1969