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  FLAMENCO by All About Spain
Flamenco dance arrived to its climax, being the major attraction for the public of those cafés cantantes.
The time from 1910 to 1955 Flamenco singing is marked by the ópera flamenca, with an easier kind of music such as fandangos and cantes de ida y vuelta.
You have not listened authentical Flamenco if not in a juerga with a small group of friends, at midnight somewhere in the South of Spain, when there is nothing around but the voice, the guitar and the body of a dancer moving in the moonlight.
www.red2000.com /spain/flamenco   (515 words)

  Flamenco: Not Nouveau
Flamenco is not danceable or playable by the general public.
A so-called 'flamenco' guitarist who does not know how to play for a flamenco singer and dancer is missing the most important and essential part of his education.
Flamenco has been around in its present form since around the 1840s and really started to become noticed by the public around the 1890s, when jazz was getting off the ground in the USA.
www.flamencoinc.org /id70.html   (906 words)

 Flamenco Music
Flamenco music traces its roots to the gypsies, which mostly lived in the Andalusian region.
The music on the other hand, is primarily played on the guitar, but other instruments can be used as well.
Cadiz lives and breathes flamenco, that is why in the city and the rest of the province, there is always a flamenco program, presentation or competition every time there are festivities.
www.whatcadiz.com /flamenco-music.html   (0 words)

Flamenco music comes from the soul, and there are many varieties of flamenco, from the cante jondo (the Deep Song) to bulerias (about thirty different varieties in all) Some could tear your soul to shreds; others could bring you ecstatic ebullience.
The ideal in flamenco is called "duende" (demon or elf), which refers to a state of emotional involvement, of group communication at a deeper level and a feeling of sympathy, between musicians, dancers and listeners.
Flamenco since its origins has been deeply rooted in the talent and experiences of the gypsies from all over Andalucia mainly, and to a lesser extent from other areas of the Iberian peninsula.
www.cyberspain.com /life/flamenco.htm   (467 words)

Flamenco is a generic term applied the body of music, song and dance normally associated with Andalucian Gypsies.
In this context it would be fair to say that at least some of the music and dance traditions of the Moors and Jews (and Christians) were assimilated and adapted by the gypsies.
Flamenco as we recognize it today is only around 200 years old but there is no doubt in my mind that it's incubation period stretches way back.
herso.freeservers.com /flamenco.html   (756 words)

 Flamenco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Examples of this are the use of minor 9th chords for the tonic, the tonic chord of tarantas, or the use of the 1st unpressed string as a kind of pedal tone.
Flamenco melodies are also characterized by a descending tendency, as opposed to, for example, a typical opera aria, they usually go from the higher pitches to the lower ones, and from forte to piano, as it was usual in ancient Greek scales.
Flamenco songs are classified into palos based on several musical and non-musical criteria such as its basic rhythmic pattern, mode, chord progression, form of the stanza, or geographic origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flamenco_music   (6180 words)

 World Music Central - Flamenco Has Come a Long Way
One of the pioneers of New Flamenco in Spain has ironically reissued several recordings by one of the biggest legends of traditional Flamenco song, La Niña de los Peines.
Flamenco piano has gained quite a reputation in recent years thanks to several musicians who have combined Flamenco with a refined jazz technique.
O'Shea shows he is serious about Flamenco and Spanish music by having some top of the line musicians as guests: guitarists Juan Manuel Cañizares and Chema Vilchez, percussionist Rubem Dantas and flautist Jorge Pardo.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20060831201810409   (548 words)

 Flamenco Guitar: Resources on the Web - 1000 Great Guitar Sites on the Web
It is known that flamenco began to be used as a synonimous for "Andalucian gypsy" in the 18th century.
Although flamenco music is now recognised as a marvellous and unique art form, this was not always so, as is demonstrated by the origin of the name itself.
Flamenco music transcribed using MIDI enables pieces to be heard on a computer.
www.guitarsite.com /flamenco.htm   (1566 words)

 Flamenco Dance History
Finally, in 1782, the Leniency Edict of Charles III restored some measure of freedom to the Spanish gypsy and allowed this music and dance to be presented to and adopted by the general population of Spain.
Although much less research has been undertaken in the field of flamenco dance than music, it has been documented that during the Phoenician empire, in the city of Cadiz, Hindu dancers were hired as entertainers for the festivals, aspects of which were incorporated into local processions and religious festivals.
Absent to flamenco dance are the torso undulations, pelvic oscillations, hip shimmies and rotations, all of which are fundamental components of Oriental.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry/flamenco_history.htm   (876 words)

 Desktop Flamenco
Flamenco Fundamentals Although many flamenco songs are sung in a rubato (free) style without a definite meter, most guitar- and dance-oriented pieces adhere to a strict rhythmic pattern called the compas.
From a melodic and harmonic standpoint, flamenco music is often based on the Phrygian mode, although it uses major and minor scales and progressions as well.
On a flamenco guitar, the strings are set lower to the fingerboard (the bridge is thinner, and the neck is set at less of an angle), facilitating ligado and rasgueado techniques and contributing to the instrument's distinctive sound quality.
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 Flamenco Downloads - Download Flamenco Music - Download Flamenco MP3s
Flamenco guitarist Paco Peña has issued albums over the years on his own (such as 1978's Flamenco, 1988's Azahara, and 2000's Flamenco Guitar), in addition to collaborating with others, such as the Flamenco Dance Company with the Losadas (1999's Arte Y Pasion) and Eduardo Falu (1989's Encuentro).
The son of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sanchez and the brother of a flamenco guitarist, Ramon, and flamenco singer, Pepe, de Lucia has extended the former accompaniment-only tradition of flamenco guitar to include deeply personal...
The son of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sanchez and the brother of a flamenco guitarist, Ramon, and flamenco singer, Pepe, de Lucia has extended the former accompaniment-only tradition of flamenco guitar to include deeply personal melodic statements and modern instrumentation.
www.mp3.com /flamenco/genre/887/subgenre.html   (1482 words)

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The most important element of flamenco music is undeniably the singing, "Cante".
In fact, originally flamenco was comprised purely of Cante, with handclapping "Palmas" or knuckle rapping percussive accompaniment.
He is one of the rare and few Americans who has dedicated his musical dreams and professional career to the art of Flamenco and is recognized as one of the top composers of Flamenco music in the United States.
www.lycos.com /info/flamenco--music.html   (391 words)

 Music Folk Features: So what is the difference between Classical
Flamenco music, which developed in southern Spain, was more "Folk" and considered slightly lower class.
Flamenco music developed out of a dance and singing style that was rhythmically aggressive.
Originating in southern Spain, Flamenco music is a savvy combination of dance, singing, and guitar based music influenced by Moorish, Mediterranean, and more traditional European musics.
www.musicfolk.com /docs/Features/Feature_ClassicalFlamenco.htm   (559 words)

 New Flamenco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Flamenco ("Flamenco Nuevo") is synonymous with contemporary flamenco, and is often confused with flamenco pop, or latino and even mariachi music.
After their collaboration Paco de Lucía went on to develop flamenco music into many different directions, even back into the direction of the Moorish music origins of traditional flamenco music.
They respect the established compás of flamenco music, therefore can build on the works of previous generations of flamencos, with flamenco music being the focus (as opposed to a music being inspired by flamenco but focusing on something else).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Flamenco   (574 words)

 Flamenco Music
Part of the reason for this is the fact that the true Flamenco artist generally finds himself uncomfortable in a recording situation and is not able, or in fact refuses, to produce.
The majority of Flamenco verses deal with love in all its aspects, and in fact one Flamencologist gathered as many as 22,000 different verses in his search, Death is another subject close to the heart of Flamenco.
Similar to Flamenco in the wailing, crying style, with the flute essentially taking the guitar accompaniment, in a scale that appears to be C Aeolian.
www.afana.org /flamenco.htm   (0 words)

 Understand Spanish music: flamenco
Early flamenco was originally practiced by several minority groups in Spain, and the style was not recognized as a cultural staple of the region, nor anything worth noticing, as far as most were concerned.
It was perhaps because of this ease with which the general public could identify with flamenco that flamenco shows in Spanish cafés became popular in the late nineteenth century.
Influenced by contemporary styles such as jazz music and salsa music, flamenco endures: a style heavy with emotion and sprinkled with modern beats, yet retaining that traditional flamenco class.
spanish-flamenco-guitar-music.com   (0 words)

 Flamenco Music :: mondomixmusic.com
The new star of flamenco fusion, José Fernandez first was born to an Andalusian gypsy family where...
Guitarist Juan Carranza's vibrant blend of traditional and nuevo flamenco is driven by a spirited...
A selection of music from around the world that pushes boundaries and...
music.mondomixmusic.com /world/Flamenco   (0 words)

 Spanish Dance. Spanish Flamenco, Dance Music …   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
These works include the choreography for Carmen at the Arena in Verona, his participation in the Summer Flamenco Festival of Tokyo, in various performances at the New York Lincoln Centre, his participation in the classical Don Quijote with the Caracas Ballet.
It was the first dance show to have closed the prestigious Spoleto Festival (Italy) in its forty eight years of existence and more than five thousand people went to his performance in the Forum of Milan.
In 1996 he did his first tour of USA where he presented, among other places in the Radio City Music Hall in New York (he was the first Spanish dancer to perform there with his own show), and in the Universal Amphitheatre of Los Angeles.
www.donquijote.org /culture/spain/dance   (439 words)

 Music:Flamenco, Smooth jazz, Yoga, relaxation, World, Info, Love songs - Evolution Catalog
Perfect relaxation music from the multiple Grammy award-winning New Age music vocalist, Enya...
Love is in the air when this smooth jazz sax music is in the CD player.
Romantic music from the City of Lights, remixed into a sexy and passionate collection...
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 New flamenco, Flamenco music 
During the nineties the collection 'Los Jovenes Flamencos' of Nuevos Medios went down in history by presenting to the world a new generation of flamenco artists with an international projection and a vocation for the future.
The member's deep flamenco roots and and their spontaneous sprinkles of jazz, latin and african rhythms yielded...
The member's deep flamenco roots and and their spontaneous sprinkles of jazz, latin and african...
www.flamencoexport.com /new-flamenco.html?pag=4   (556 words)

 :: Flamenco Sound. Didactic Material. .
You are in :: Flamenco music :: Didactic Material ::
This collection is made of 11 volumes:8 of dansing, playing 'toque' and singing; 1 of singing; 1 of drums and 1 DVD.Ritmo Flamenco Rhythm is the definitive collection to learn the keys of flamenco: dancing, playing and singing.
Aimed at elementary level flamenco students, this CD contains choreographies of the dances, with simple lyrics for singing and without falsetas (variations) to complicate the guitar playing.
www.flamencosound.com /flamenco-music/didactic-material-en.html   (561 words)

 Amazon.com: Flamenco: Music: Carlos Montoya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Nephew of the famous flamenco guitarist, Ramon Montoya, Carlos took great pains to learn the history of the music which was born out of the Moorish invasion of Spain.
First of all, as is the case with much of the older music, espeially in the flamenco genre, it still sounds old by the standards employed today.
The print gives a brief history of flamenco and a biography of Carlos Montoya that could have been done on one page if the print were smaller.
www.amazon.com /Flamenco-Carlos-Montoya/dp/B0000058Q7   (1246 words)

 Flamenco Radio - flamenco.ca - Flamenco Music
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I love Flamenco I think is the best dance to express ourself...
i have been listening flamenco music since 6 year i have never listened a such large selection.Thank you for playing the best and keep playing like that.
www.flamenco.ca /music.asp   (449 words)

 Flamenco Music for Guitar
The music is presented in both music notation and guitar TAB (for people that do not read music).
In addition to helping the player become familiar with the music, it will also be a source of listening pleasure.
First and foremost is always to bring you music that you can't stop playing.
home.earthlink.net /~guitarandlute/flamenco.html   (316 words)

 Valentino - Flamenco - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Born in Melbourne Australia Valentino has been playing the guitar since the age of  three and has been performing professionally since the age of 16.
Coming from a musical family of European origin, Valentino has a wide knowledge of music and has various influences including European Balkan, Gipsy, Latin, and his main being Flamenco.
Studying in Spain under one of the most renound flamenco guitarists Carlos Heredia he has incorporated various styles of guitar playing to flamenco and has played with various musicians in Europe and around Melbourne.
music.download.com /valentinoflamenco/3600-8861_32-100273045.html   (181 words)

 Flamenco Music :: afropopshop.org
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 Flamenco Guitar, Flamenco music 
Vicente Amigo's guitar sets a spell.After 12 years of artistic space, Manuel Moreno Maya el pele and Vicente Amigo's collaboration is a watershed in itself for Flamenco music.
On October 1995 he released his second album titled 'Vivencias Imaginadas', it was a response to the public and the critic's expectations.
It gives a broad journey through the palos of Flamenco with its cast: Enrique de Melchor, Manolo Sanlucar, Sabicas, Ramon de Algeciras, Niño Miguel, Paquera de Jerez, Manuel Morao, Pepe de Lucía, Fosforito, Paco de Lucía, Pedro Peña and María la Perrata.
www.flamencoexport.com /flamenco-guitar.html?pag=6   (603 words)

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