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Trinidad music characterized by improvised lyrics on topical and humorous subject matter, on current events scandals, odd fashions, parody, satire repetitive,
syncopation, polyrhythm, breaks TIMBRE
when British began trying to put a stop to Carnival/chaos, and had prohibitions against drumming, decided that drummin wasnt if you were beating or stomping on bamboo tubes
steel drums used in steel bands made from steel oil drums
symbol of nationalism/independence, national instrument in Trinidad, theme and variations of form
soul calypso made from blending calypso with rock and reggae
a more danceable style with less consequential words
road calypso, faster tempos
lyrics that desribe an event or something that has happened to someone (canto section)
intricate and quick and lively
african derived animistic belief system found primarily in Cuba and USA, religious
dialect of Yoruba
polyrhythmic, bata drums
rhythm pattern based on african bell patterns in salsa and it is also an instrument when two sticks are beaten together
national dance of Cuba in the late 19th century, european harmony with clave
evolved into cha cha cha,
santeria starts by addressing:
pantheon of spirits/dieties, each representing an aspect of nature and human experience
part of Carnival and sung for any outdoor celebration throughout the year
lets go and party before lent!
road march song, catchy melodies, more call and response
a mix of andalusian gypsy music, mexican indigenous elements and african rhythmic patterns main musical genres of mariachi
festive music, European stylesan occasion, setting or group of performers, vihuela, trumpet, guitarron, NO TRES
mariachi with frequent subtle shifts of meter and tempo
Vera Cruz harp, hemiolas, sesquialtera
mariachi quartet that viewed themselves as professional regional musicians
hired for religious, political, festive events
well known through radio and film
traditional all string instrumentation
first to hire a permanent trumpet plater
mixed race of spanish/european with indian
mariachi music derived from this
mexican nationalism and return to grassroots culture continued in 1930s film industry
reflection of community values, group participation diffused sound
song type and musician
the instrument that plays sikuri
panpipes common among indigenous populations flute that you blow on
rural indigenous and urban mestizo traditions chordophone
young mens instrument for courting, sexual with decorations and magical rites like snake head
african and amerindian
candle flame and flourishing of skirt
cumbia drums, claves, guiro, flutes
spanish language, drums interlocking, call and response, string and wind instruments
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