Flamenco Dictionary Flamenco

  • The time signature (also known as "meter signature") is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats are in each measure and what note value constitutes one beat. In the beat 2/4. Each meter with two beats. The first one is the string beat and the second one is the weak beat.

  • Choreographic performances of the wedding if a gypsy. Almost all group is made up by woman. The musicians and the boss of the dance flap the "sonajas".

  • Typical flamenco palo from Jerez de la Frontera, generally with three or four octosyllable lines. Generally used as a refrain for other flamenco palos, as the solea for example.
    At the begining teh buleria was slow and rhythmic, only to dance. Then, the singers extended its importance with their voices. Now it is also an individual folk song.

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