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
music written in duple time for dancing the tango
a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
a lively duple meter dance, played often on a bomba
Piano, violin, and bandoneón ensemble in Argentina
two meters played simultaneously, creating poly rhythm...found in the bambuco, cueca, gato and malamba, jarabe; juxtaposition of simple triple and compound duple meters
Two bars in a simple triple time articulated as if they were three bars in simple duple time
-coastal dance of Peru, generally called the "National Dance of Peru.".
-Mestizo song-dance in Sesquialtera rhythm
• ballad, romantic • slow triple meter • pre-contact origins
Mexico's most important song-dance genre, a strophic song usually on romantic themes and in many regions characterized by sesquialtera rhythm.