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  Music from Argentina - Culture (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The beginners of Argentina's music had the responsibility of adding the basic musical ingredient when there "el Pardo" Santillán, from Palermo, and "El Cachafaz", from el Abasto, put the best of each other at a famous challenge in the abilities of Tango dance.
Argentina's music allows the musicians to express their desires, typically in Tango.
Argentina's music is the combination of the glamour of the ballroom and also the dreadfulness of the underworld.
argentina-music.argentina-information.com.cob-web.org:8888   (409 words)

 Argentina - History & Culture (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It was perhaps a legacy of this successful resistance that enabled the native peoples of Argentina to carry on a prolonged campaign against colonization and rule by the Spanish.
The first Spaniard to land in Argentina, Juan de Solis, was killed in 1516, and several attempts to found Buenos Aires were stymied by the local inhabitants.
The universal language of Argentina is Spanish, but many natives and immigrants keep their mother tongues as a matter of pride.
www.interknowledge.com.cob-web.org:8888 /argentina/histroy.htm   (578 words)

 A2Z Languages - Argentina - Country Guide - Music and Dance
Argentina is home to a variety of musical styles and traditions, many of which are the result of a blending of indigenous and immigrant cultures.
Some indigenous groups believed that music was a means of communicating with the supernatural and hence were open to learning new ways of making music.
European dances, popular songs, religious music, instruments, and carnivals and festivals were brought to Argentina by immigrants, and have evolved into the creole music of today.
www.a2zlanguages.com /Argentina/argentina_music_dance.htm   (519 words)

 Music of Argentina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Internationally, Argentina is known mostly for the tango, which developed in Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, as well as Montevideo, Uruguay.
The preferred musical style of the shanty towns, its lyrics sometimes parallel those of U.S. rap, concerning the poverty, drugs and crime which are facts of life there.
It became popular in Argentina during the 1940s, beginning with the genre's namesake and innovator, Cuarteto Leo, and was re-popularized in the 1980s, specially in Córdoba.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Argentina   (1237 words)

 Malambo - Argentine Music
These steps are performed with background music, usually a guitar and a drum, and the music takes no precedence to the dance.
Before musical instruments were developed it was our own hand and feet that were performing sounds and rythm that put together, lead to music.
Thus, the malambo dancer becomes his own instrument as he performs music rythmically with his lower body in unison to whatever is being payed in a guitar and drum next to him.
www.travelsur.net /argentinamusic/malambo.html   (980 words)

 Argentina Music
With the obvious exception of tango, the music of Argentina has a fairly low international profile.
Within Latin America, however, Argentina is famed for its rock music, known simply as "rock nacional" - a term which embraces a pretty ecletic bunch of groups and musicians from the heavy rock of Pappo, through the sweet poppy rock of Fito Páez to the ska and punk influenced Los Fabulosos Cadillacs.
Folk music, known as "folklore" in Argentina, is popular throughout the country and provides a predominantly rural counterpoint to the essentially urban tango.
www.justargentina.org /argentina/argentina-music.asp   (134 words)

 Music of Argentina (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Folk, pop and classical music are also popular, and Argentinian artists like Mercedes Sosa and Atahualpa Yupanqui contributed greatly to the development of nueva canción.
Main article: Andean music On the north of Argentina, in the border with Bolivia and Chile, the Andean Music reflects the spirit of the land with the sounds of local wind, percussionand string instruments.
Main articles: Tango music Tango arose in the brothels, bars and port areas of Buenos Aires, where descendants of Europeans, Africans and South American natives mixed, racially and culturally.
music-of-argentina.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (488 words)

 Tango history. tango singers. tango dancers . tango musicians .
The birth of tango took place towards mid-19th century, with the formation of dwelling conglomerates around the young city of Buenos Aires.
Due to this impossibility of understanding by other audiences, the diffusion of tango was difficult and was basically approached through dance, which was earlier than tango itself in its most characteristic musical format (let alone sung tango, which arrived much later).
Somebody said: -Tango is something else than a soft wave turned into music, it is the deepest dance in the world -, and he who spoke these words was not Argentine.
www.argentour.com /tangoi.html   (372 words)

 Week 3 Blogs Travel Blog - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Granted, not a hugely popular style of music, but I was truly amazed at the amount of people at the opera that we went to on a Wednesday night.
One of the most interesting observations I have made on music in Argentina is the fact that they have so many music video channels.
They enjoy the music that they had in their 20’s; the rock from the 70’s, the Beatles from the 60’s.
www.travbuddy.com /blogs/1941/6   (839 words)

 World Music Central - Tango 'til you're sore
When it comes to Latin music, tango ranks number one for me. And if I had the money and good health to travel, a journey to Argentina would be at the top of my agenda.
This global music export found its humble and saucy beginnings in brothels and bars during the late nineteenth century.
However, other styles of music appear on this CD, including, Chacarera which is typically performed with guitar, vocals and the Argentine traditional drum, (bombo) and Chamame, one of Argentina's popular folk styles, driven by wild accordion.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php?story=20040311125504215   (491 words)

 World Music Network feature: Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It was born in the Argentinean and Uruguayan pampas, and fused Spanish guitar from country gauchos with a variety of folk music from urban centres (Buenos Aires and Montevideo) such as Afro-Cuban habanera, mazurkas, waltzes and polkas as well as the music and instrumentation of former African slaves.
It is a region of rainforests and waterfalls, and a land marked by a large wave of nineteenth-century immigrants from Europe.
This form of mestizo music was largely contained in the Corrientes region (in the northeast of Argentina) until the 1950s, when a large number of migrants arrived in Buenos Aires looking for work, and in the process brought this wild and energetic accordion-driven music to urban dance halls.
www.worldmusic.net /home/features/argentina.html   (954 words)

that our music can cross over the boundaries of age, lifestyle and genre is very exciting.
darker music in general, and have thus found a common tie to us.
music to serve as the pre-show soundtrack for their latest tour.
www.musicextreme.com /midnight.htm   (1199 words)

 POLISH NEWS - POLISH MUSIC THRIVES IN ARGENTINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
On December 23 2003, The Argentine-Polish Cultural Association was granted one hour per week on the Argentine National Radio of Classical Music to be dedicated to Polish composers and artists.
Thanks to the support of the Polish Embassy in Argentina, the main provider of the recordings, the transmission of the program is assured for the coming months.
Two dissertations on Polish music will be presented in conjunction with this exhibition: on June 15th, "Polish Contemporary Music" (Henryk Górecki, Krzysztof Penderecki, Pawel Lukaszewski and Wojciech Kilar) and on June 28th, comments and video projection of Stanislaw Monuszko's opera "Halka", recorded live by the Warsaw National Opera at Teatr Wileki, Warsaw.
www.polishnews.com /text/muzyka/polish_music_thrives_in_argentina.html   (205 words)

 Timeline of trends in music (1980-1989) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Music of Belize Punta becomes the most popular form of Belizean music, aided by the release of Punta Rockers, a compilation featuring Pen Cayetano, Andy Palacio and Sounds Incorporated.
Kylie Minogue launches her music career with her debut UK single "I Should be So Lucky", produced by Stock, Aitken and Waterman.
Annbjørg Lien's Annbjørg is an influential revitalization of the Hardanger fiddle and its distinctive music
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Timeline_of_trends_in_music_(1980-1989)   (5067 words)

 Argentina Music - learn more about Argentina music
Argentina Music - learn more about Argentina music
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Argentina's music allows the musicians to express their desires.
www.todotango.com /argentina-music.htm   (151 words)

 Argentina Music: Argentina Tango History and Argentina Folklore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Argentina Music: attractive summary with an insight into Tango History and Argentina Folklore.
Tango History: Both its music and its history show an essential part of Argentine idiosyncrasy.
In this detailed account, Criollo music is described in all its variety.
surdelsur.com /music/argentina_music.htm   (121 words)

 Guitar Music of Argentina [AD]: Classical CD Reviews- Jun2002 MusicWeb(UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This is Victor Villadangos’s first recording for Naxos and I hope it is not the last as we are treated to some beautifully clear articulated playing that extracts just the right nuances from this music of the Argentine.
Most of the pieces are new to me, although I am familiar with the "Serie Americana" of Hector Ayala, firstly through an early vinyl recording by Narciso Yepes and recently on CD by Eleftheria Kotzia.
All the music is of the highest standard and if you enjoy the music of South America and that of Argentina in particular this disc is for you.
www.musicweb-international.com /classrev/2002/Jun02/Argentina.htm   (291 words)

 Rough Guide to the Music of Argentina reviews and ratings at MSN Shopping
Some straightforward folksinging from the powerful voice of Lorena Astudillo marks the first departure from the main focus here, but the sound turns quickly enough back to the tango, with a surprisingly capable rendition on the harmonica.
Juan Carlos Caceres updates the sound with a little more rhythm, and two of the brightest lights in instrumental music are presented in sequence, with Osbaldo Piro's emotive bandoneon playing and Roberto Grela's excellent guitar work, both former members of Anibal Troilo's legendary bands.
Walter Rios performs the heaviest, strangest rendition of "La Cumparsita" you're ever likely to hear, followed immediately by another updating of sorts, with the addition of salsa piano riffing to the basics of milonga song.
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 Amazon.com: The Rough Guide to the Music of Argentina: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The tango pioneers of the past are also celebrated throughout the disc, from legendary crooner Carlos Gardel ("Tortazos") and bandoneon wizard Anibal Troilo ("El Motivo") to the genre's melancholy innovator Astor Piazzolla (a tense, slightly neurotic live version of "Verano Porteno").
A pity that Argentina's substantial contribution to the rock en espanol genre is altogether absent from this otherwise excellent compilation.
There are actually other beautiful and haunting styles of music like the upbeat milonga (similar to the tango, but with a musical resolution unlike the "frustrated" final note associated with tango) and ballads.
www.amazon.com /Rough-Guide-Music-Argentina/dp/B0001IW4JG   (1019 words)

 Argentina: Folk Tradition: Tango History, Gardel and Folk Music of Argentina (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Argentina's Folk Tradition: attractive summary with an insight into Tango History, Lunfardo and Argentina Folk Music.
Argentina Folk Music : In this page there is a complete description of the Argentine folklore map and its main characteristics.
It is a map which does not respect geographical frontiers and reflects a cultural geography which is much richer and more complex.
surdelsur.com.cob-web.org:8888 /folk/argentina_folk_tradition.htm   (228 words)

 Timeline of trends in music (1960-1969) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The term salsa music is first used to describe Tito Puente and similar artists, who had been performing in the style for some twenty-five years
Jaipongan, a complex form of pop-dance music, appears in Sunda, using only native instruments; this is partially led by artists like Gugum Gumbira, reacting to new laws banning rock and other forms of imported music
Sly and the Family Stone's "Dance to the Music" revolutionizes soul music, leading to the development of psychedelic soul.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/1960s_in_music   (4512 words)

 Artists in Argentina - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
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From the artist: Extreme Progressive Power Metal from Argentina.
From the artist: Nordicos, is a Rock n`roll band created in Buenos Aires, Argentina with a sound like a mix beetwen Oasis, The Beatles and The Who.
music.download.com /3605-5_32-0.html?country=Argentina   (251 words)

 Teodoro Cromberg : Travels Of The Spider: Electroacoustic Music From Argentina - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Teodoro Cromberg : Travels Of The Spider: Electroacoustic Music From Argentina
Familiar sounds like voices and marimba (on Teodoro Cromberg's "Marimbagenes") are skillfully reworked by the composers, and placed in unexpected new contexts.
Fans of Jon Hassell's '80s work will find it particularly interesting.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,882842,00.html   (163 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Guitar Music of Argentina: Music: Maximo Diego Pujol,Narciso Saúl,Hector Ayala,Carlos Guastavino,Juan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Buy this with Guitar Music of Argentina, Vol 2 ~ Various Composers today!
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www.amazon.co.uk /Guitar-Music-Argentina-Maximo-Diego/dp/B00005UO8L   (205 words)

 Spanish Abroad - Christian music, folk music, tango and other traditional music and dance of Argentina
Spanish Abroad - Christian music, folk music, tango and other traditional music and dance of Argentina
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Please note that additional info (prices, activities, etc) are found to the right of this pages.
www.spanishabroad.com /argentina/countryguide/music_dance.htm   (545 words)

 Ink 19 :: Argentina
I saw Argentina open for Blonde Redhead and was suitably impressed.
I remember them being a lot noisier than on this EP, though.
Tango!: Music by Astor Piazzolla / José Bragato / Rodolfo Arizaga - Camerata Bariloche / Chamber Orchestra of Argentina
www.ink19.com /issues_F/99_11/wet_ink/music_ad/062_argentina.shtml   (153 words)

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