Only available in English.
This landmark historical text delivers the goods promised in its title. It does not address flamenco dance whatsoever, focusing instead on flamenco song forms with a special chapter devoted to the role of the guitar. Includes Spanish lyrics for dozens of flamenco songs along with English translations and interpretive notes, a glossary of flamenco terminology, plus a recommended bibliography and discography are also provided. Informal in its demeanor, this carefully researched, insightful book will help you develop a deeper appreciation for the flamboyant art of flamenco.
1 - What is Flamenco?
2 - A big pink bird?
3 - How deep is deep?
4 - Who invented Flamenco?
5 - Who sings Flamenco
6 - "Time carries in its shawl, my truths"
7 - What´sthe gypsy´s story?
8 - Are they improvising?
9 - Growing pains, flamenco´s adolescence
10- Flamenco guitar or spanish guitar
11- Who were the famous flamenco guitarrist?
12- What the Duende?
13- What is Flamenco fusion?
14- Why are people shouting at them when they sing?
15- Patriarchs for a new millenium
Glossary of flamenco terms