Terms (Latin America)

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Capoeira

Vocal
• Call & response
- Polyrhythmic percussion
• Berimbau
- Originally from Africa and recreated in Brazil
- Played by striking the string with
a stick and also the hand holds a
small rattle (caxixi) to add
another timbre
- The stone
- Increasing tempo
Created by runaway African and Indian
slaves
 Compé - "with the foot," African fighting
 Martial Art
 "Dance" disguised combat training
- Ginga - opening move
- Cooperation - Control - Confrontation

Tango

music written in duple time for dancing the tango

Mestizo

a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

Huayno

a lively duple meter dance, played often on a bomba

Orquesta tipica

Piano, violin, and bandoneón ensemble in Argentina

Sesquialtera

two meters played simultaneously, creating poly rhythm...found in the bambuco, cueca, gato and malamba, jarabe; juxtaposition of simple triple and compound duple meters

Hemiola

Two bars in a simple triple time articulated as if they were three bars in simple duple time

Marinera

-coastal dance of Peru, generally called the "National Dance of Peru.".

-Mestizo song-dance in Sesquialtera rhythm

Yaravi

• ballad, romantic
• slow triple meter
• pre-contact origins

Son

Mexico's most important song-dance genre, a strophic song usually on romantic themes and in many regions characterized by sesquialtera rhythm.

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