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  Rumba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rumba is both a family of music rhythms and a dance style that originated in Africa and traveled via the slave trade to Cuba and the New World.
The so-called rumba rhythm, a variation of the African standard pattern or clave rhythm, is the additive grouping of an eight pulse bar (one 4/4 measure) into 3+3+2 or, less often, 3+5 (van der Merwe 1989, p.321).
Perhaps because of the mainstream and middle-class dislike for rumba, danzón and (unofficially) son montuno became seen as "the" national music for Cuba, and the expression of Cubanismo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rumba   (730 words)

 Rumba (dance) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rumba is actually the second slowest Latin dance: the spectrum runs Bolero, Rumba, ChaChaCha, Mambo in order of the speed of the beat.
Rumba is thought to have contributed to the origin of the cha-cha-cha, and indeed most figures (if not all, somehow) can be reinterpreted in cha-cha-cha.
American Style Rumba is characterized by the Latin motion (sometimes called Cuban motion or hip sway) arising from a knee being bent, as opposed to the straight leg style used in International.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rumba_(dance)   (695 words)

 Music of Puerto Rico - Genres: Rumba
Rumba's development in Cuba dates back to the middle of the 19th century, during the Spanish colonial period.
Rumba was introduced to the United States during World War I although many insist it was as late as the early 1930's.
It is this style of rumba that most influenced the development of salsa as we know that genre today.
www.musicofpuertorico.com /en/genre_rumba.html   (685 words)

 Rumba History of Dance
The word Rumba is a generic term, covering a variety of names (i.e., Son, Danzon, Guagira, Guaracha, Naningo), for a type of West Indian music or dancing.
The "rumba influence" came in the 16th century with the fl slaves imported from Africa.
The native Rumba folk dance is essentially a sex pantomime danced extremely fast with exaggerated hip movements and with a sensually aggressive attitude on the part of the man and a defensive attitude on the part of the woman.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry/rumba.htm   (556 words)

 StreetSwing's Dance History Archives- The Rumba Dance or Son - Main1
The Rumba that is danced today is not really the "Rumba of Cuba." The Ballroom Rhumba of today is really the "Son" (slower) or" Danzon" (even slower)" in Cuba, a much slower and polite version of the true sexually "frantic" (FAST) Rumba.
The Rumba is a nice dance for dancers to showcase their technique ability on a dance floor.
The Rumba was replaced in popularity by the Mambo, and later the Cha-Cha.
www.streetswing.com /histmain/z3rumba.htm   (661 words)

Rumba tempos are medium to slow, and the dance is characterized by a sensual use of hip and arm movement.
Rumba is a great dance to develop body control, connection, and Latin motion.
Rumba dancers enjoy graceful bodies, as well as a tremendous ability to control the speed of their movements, adding a quality of "light and shadow" to their dancing.
www.dance-instruction-videos.com /Rumba.htm   (418 words)

 The Hot Circle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Rumba, iamb, guaguanco, Columbia, tumba, kat, clave, cajon, solar, rooftop, basement, turntables, mic, D.J., M.C., challenge, freestyle, cipher: these stars in the musical constellations of rumba and hip hop all function in the context of a circle.
Rumba is a communal music/song/dance complex from Cuba, the seed of which was planted there by slaves brought from Central Africa, and nourished over time by Spanish and other African cultures (e.g.
The notion of a new age rumba is apt because the familiar structure of the rumba is being used now in a new sense.
www.umich.edu /~ethnogra/hotcircle.html   (479 words)

 Rumba Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Many of the basic figures of the dance have a "tease and run" theme in which the lady first flirts with and then rejects her partner.
The Rumba spotlights the lady and in particular her rhythmic body action and her sexuality.
Rumba is a slow, romantic, sensuous dance that every dancer should know.
www.thedancestore.freeservers.com /rumba.htm   (149 words)

 Rumba from Cuba - Dance drumming and songs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Rumba developed in rural Cuba, with strong influences from African drumming and Spanish poetry and singing.
Rumba Sin Alarde - by Los Papines, is a CD of Cuban rumbas from this incredibly entertaining group.
El Cancionero Rumbero is a 40-page booklet of rumba lyrics, created by a group of musicians in the summer of 2002, and made available as a pdf file at no charge.
www.batadrums.com /background/rumba.htm   (550 words)

 ABC.com: Dancing with the Stars
The Rumba relies on the age-old premise of the lady trying to conquer the gentleman by means of her womanly charms.
The Rumba should portray romance and therefore have good interplay between the dancers.
There are lots of slow stylish body shapes in the Rumba.
abc.go.com /primetime/dancing/rumba.html   (205 words)

 Rumba by Sherpani and other Child Carriers backpacks.
The Rumba is the next generation of the award-winning Madden Caravan backcountry baby carrier, with all the features you need for overnight camping adventures, all day summer festivals and afternoon trips to the grocery store.
The Rumba is the only baby carrier in the world featuring the fully adjustable "Backtrack OTF" suspension system which fits any size torso and micro adjusts while you are wearing it—no more need to disturb your child by having to set the pack down in order to readjust the harness.
The Rumba features an exclusive five point chest plate that prevents slouching and holds your child upright comfortably and securely with padded foam and five security straps.
backcountrygear.com /catalog/packdetail.cfm?PRODUCTS__productID=SHE100   (171 words)

 Ballroom Dancing Australia - Interactive Ballroom Dancing website for Australian Dancers
The rural form of the Rumba in Cuba was described as a pantomime of barnyard animals, and was an exhibition rather than a participation dance (Ellfeldt, 1974, 59).
The Rumba was introduced into the U.S.A. in the 1930's as a composite of this rural Rumba with the Guaracha, the Son, and the Cuban Bolero (unrelated to the Spanish Bolero) (Ellfeldt, 1974, 59).
The British dance teacher Pierre Lavelle visited Havanna in 1947 and decided that the Rumba was danced with the break step on beat 2 of the bar, rather than on beat 1 as in the American Rumba.
www.ballroomdancing.com.au /historyrumba.htm   (577 words)

 Tube Underground Magnetic Levitation Railway
RUMBA cabs will be able to achieve a substantially longer performance life.
RUMBA should be included in such planning studies, so that it can be integrated with existing transport networks later.
Some good examples where RUMBA could be used would be: Underground for Regensburg, renewal of the railway network of Berlin, city transport networks in cities of the new countries of Germany, new remote track between Munich and Berlin or the Brenner base tunnel underneath the alps.
www.cbruch.homepage.t-online.de /Rumba_e.html   (4654 words)

 Rumba In English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Rumba is the only Finnish rock magazine that is based on actuality.
Rumba has been active for 17 years, and nowadays it is an authority acknowledged by both the listeners and the makers of rock.
Nowadays Rumba is read by a larger group of music lovers from wider age groups, but the main principle is still the same - as a flexible magazine Rumba finds new points of view to old subjects.
www.rumba.fi /english.html   (234 words)

 BBC - Strictly Come Dancing - Features
The dance relies on the age-old premise of the lady trying to dominate the gentlemen by means of her womanly charms.
The Cha Cha and the Rumba have the same basic steps, they are just danced to a different rhythm.
The Rumba is danced on the unaccented beat (dance on the 2nd not the 1st)
www.bbc.co.uk /strictlycomedancing/learning/rumba.shtml   (335 words)

Rumba, as taught in ballroom studios, is a slow dance.
The word rumba comes from the spanish word rumbear which means to party.
The rumba as we know it is more directly related to the bolero or even more directly to the Cuban danzon which was slow.
www.eijkhout.net /rad/dance_specific/rumba.html   (955 words)

 NetManage | Products | RUMBA
RUMBA is the most recognized host access software brand in the world thanks to its ability to increase user productivity and reduce total cost of ownership.
RUMBA provides business users a friendly Windows environment in which to access and use information from a broad range of host systems, including IBM mainframe, IBM iSeries (AS/400), Hewlett-Packard, UNIX, and VAX.
RUMBA FTP is a graphical FTP client that combines ease-of-use with secured file transfer.
www.netmanage.com /products/rumba/index.asp   (213 words)

It evolved in Havanna in the 19th century by combination with the Contradanza (Sadie, 1980, 5/86).
The rural form of the Rumba in Cuba was described as a pantomime of barnyard animals, and was an
The Rumba was introduced into the U.S.A. in the 1930's as a composite of this rural Rumba with the
www.geocities.com /porkdumpling/rumba.html   (451 words)

 History of Latin-American Dancing
'Rumba', although the male dancing was done mainly by
Havanna in 1947 and decided that the Rumba was danced with the break step on beat 2 of the bar, rather than on beat 1 as in the American Rumba.
Pierre Margolie visited Cuba in 1952, he realised that sometimes the Rumba was danced with extra beats.
linus.socs.uts.edu.au /~don/pubs/latin.html   (3641 words)

 Spanish Language Music: Rumba Bands, Singers, CDs, Sound Clips
Rumba, also spelled rhumba, is a group of music rhythms and a dance style from Africa that came to Cuba and the New World through slave trade.
Under the influence of pan-Latin sounds and New York swing bands, the folk music rumba rapidly evolved to include conga drums and line dances.
Rumba is sometimes confused with salsa, which shares its origins and basic movements.
www.vistawide.com /spanish/spanish_music/rumba.htm   (424 words)

 DANCING FOR DESSERT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Rumba feels great to dance to because, like the Waltz, the timed dance steps fit evenly into 4 beat bars of music.
The best Rumba music is slow, heavy with rhythm and very sexy.
Rumba is the Latin dance of love, (that can develop into a dance of lust quite quickly!) and the slow, heavy rhythm is perfect for a lady to seduce and tease her man, but deny him when he gets too close!
www.dancingfordessert.com /catalog/dance.php?products_code=rb   (101 words)

 Rumba Energy Juice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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We created a unique 100% juice to which we carefully added our proprietary energy formula, including taurine, ginseng, glucose, guarana, B vitamins and caffeine to give you a healthy energy boost.
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www.rumbaenergyjuice.com /index2.php   (68 words)

 Amazon.com: Rumba Argelina: Music: Radio Tarifa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
In Rumba Argelina, guitarist and composer Fain Dueñas, wind player Vincent Molino, and vocalist Benjamin Escoriza, the core of the Spanish group Radio Tarifa, blend traditional North African music, flamenco, and a dash of rhythms from the New World, most notably Cuba, with a contemporary pop sensibility.
"Rumba Argelina" the mysterious title of this CD unfolds like a bud which blooms in the spring: the rain showers come and go, the green leaves unfurl on the trees, the flowers bloom, the cycle of nature is complete.
Listening to Radio Tarifa one can verify the moorish roots of flamenco, rumba flamenca and other traditional spanish folkloric music as well as the arabic influence in the flamenco singers.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000005J53?v=glance   (1274 words)

 Amazon.com: Cowboy Rumba: Music: Ned Sublette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
COWBOY RUMBA is just what the name implies: Ned's lyrics, compositions and vocals combine with a dream team of all-star musicians from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the New York salsa scene and.
COWBOY RUMBA combines the storytelling tradition of country lyrics with state-of-the-art Latin music -- salsa, timba, rumba, son and merengue.
The unexpected musical fusion of COWBOY RUMBA features the hottest players in the world of Latin music, spun together by an ex-Texan who runs the coolest Cuban label in the US of America.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000IGS7?v=glance   (1035 words)

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