Flamenco Dictionary Flamenco

  • It is a flamenco palo, musical style of singing and Spanish dancing. Created by Juan Peña "El Lebrijano" with its fundation in the buleria. It is not a very extended folk song among other singers.

  • The garrotin is a kind of flamenco song, coming from Asturias and its folklore.
    Porbably originated by the Catlonian gipsies, with its fundations in the tango compas. This song is accompanied by a dance and its peak period is at the begining of XX. Century.

  • A very primitive flamenco style. The gypsies sung this kind of songs during their private meetings. With a light solea compas or solea por bulerias, created on the "Romances Gitanos" (Gypsy Romance) during the Middle Age.

  • Flamenco guitar technique, when you bang/beat the top of the guitar, in the upper part of the baseboard or on the "golpeador".

  • Granadinas/Granainas, they belong to the Andalusian songs group, styles from Malaga, and to the group of "libres" or free styles. The medium "granaina", should be from Granada if we trust its name, but they come from the old fandango (verdial) originated in Ronda and Malaga and then they arrived to Granada. Therefore we include the medium "granaina" among the styles from Malaga. Song with a clear melodic line. The flourish of the voice is the bridge to the tone changes.

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