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Flamenco Palos

Palos del flamenco

Se conoce como "Palo", cada una de las variedades tradicionales del cante flamenco".

Este se le podría comparar a un árbol cuyo tronco se llamarían las matriciales, y las ramas las modalidades, según territorio, ciudades, pueblos, barrios y etnias.

  • Tangos

    Tangos, this palo belongs to the gypsy singing branch and to the "tientos" family, typical singings to dance. This is a flamenco with "copla" "palo", containing three or four octosyllable lines. Considered like one of the basic styles of flamenco. We can find it under several modes: from Cadiz, Triana, Jerez or Malaga. All the theories are talking about its origin between Cadiz and Sevilla, nothing to do with the Argentinian tango. Possibly coming from old singings of the XIX. Century. Those singings experienced changes until they took the shape that we know today: a singing performed in 4/4 and in all the possible tonalities. The first singers were El Mellizo and Aurelio Sellés in Cadiz, Pastora Pavon and "el Titi" in Sevilla, Frijones and "el Mojama" in Jerez, and La Pirula, la Repompa and el Piyayo in Malaga.

  • Tangos

    Tangos, they belong to the dancing songs. A flamenco palo with "copla", with three or four octosyllable verses. Considerated like a flamenco fundamental style, with various forms. Among them we emphasize on the Tangos from Cadiz, Triana, Jerez and Malaga. All the theories indicate that the origin of the tango is between Cadiz and Sevilla, there is no relation with the tango from Argentina. The first performers were El Mellizo and Aurelio Sellés in Cádiz, Pastora Pavón and el Titi in Sevilla, Frijones and el Mojama in Jerez, and La Pirula, la Repompa and el Piyayo in Málaga.
  • Tanguillo.

    "Tango del carnaval" or "Tango de Cadiz". Folk song performed by the Choirs during the Carnival. "Compás" or meter 4/4.

  • Taranta

    Tarantas, they belong to the Andalusian songs branch, folk songs from the East coast, flamenco styles originated in the eastern provinces, Almeria and Murcia, songs from the mine, and free measure. They belong to the tangos group with a binary measure. The taranta is the major song of the eastern style. Long song, hard, rough and manly, only influenced by the fandango. The taranta is the mine song par excellence. Born in the miner basins the taranta is the reflect of the tortured landscapes and transmit the superhuman efforts and the tiredness of the first countrymen.
    Very romantic folk song and very expressive. The guitar is the tone support and keeps the rhythm.
  • Tarantas

    Tarantas, they belong to the Andalusian songs branch, folk songs from the East coast, flamenco styles originated in the eastern provinces, Almeria and Murcia, songs from the mine, and free measure. They belong to the tangos group with a binary measure. The taranta is the major song of the eastern style. Long song, hard, rough and manly, only influenced by the fandango. The taranta is the mine song par excellence. Born in the miner basins the taranta is the reflect of the tortured landscapes and transmit the superhuman efforts and the tiredness of the first countrymen.
    Very romantic folk song and very expressive. The guitar is the tone support and keeps the rhythm.
  • Tarantas

    Tarantas, they belong to the East songs, flamenco styles of the eastern provinces, Almeria and Murcia, songs of teh mine and following a free metric system. The main eastern style is, witout any doubt, the "taranta". Long, rough and manly song, with the only influence of the fandango. The taranta is the usual miner song. Born in the most inhospitable miner basin, the taranta reflects in its tortured verses the superhuman effort, the terrible tiredness of the first country persons.
    Very romantic song, very expressive. The guitar is used like the tone and rhythm support.
  • Tarantas

    Tarantas, they belong to the East songs, flamenco styles of the eastern provinces, Almeria and Murcia, songs of teh mine and following a free metric system. The main eastern style is, witout any doubt, the "taranta". Long, rough and manly song, with the only influence of the fandango. The taranta is the usual miner song. Born in the most inhospitable miner basin, the taranta reflects in its tortured verses the superhuman effort, the terrible tiredness of the first country persons.
    Very romantic song, very expressive. The guitar is used like the tone and rhythm support.


     

  • Taranto

    Taranto, it belongs to the tangos group, with a binary metrical system. Originated in Almeria and descending from the Taranta. The difference is in the "compas". This folk song is coming from the miner area of Almeria, The Taranto also belongs to the group of the miner songs.
    Born in the most inhospitable miner basin, the taranta reflects in its tortured verses the superhuman effort, the terrible tiredness of the first country persons.
    Very expressive song. The guitar is used like the tone and rhythm support.
    Only great "cantaores" with special abilities were able to sing that kind of folk songs, like El Alpargatero, "el canario" and other. To show off, the cantaores extended the "tercios" and the phrase with some embellishment.
    Compas of 4/4.
  • Tientos

    "Tientos", it belongs to the gypsy singing branch and it is included in the "tientos" family, dancing singing, included in the "tangos" group and binary style. In the area of classical music there is a composition called "Tiento" (singular) but it has nothing to do with the anterior definition. The "copla" contains three or four verses, octosyllables, and a refrain. Coming from the flamenco tango, even if the rhythm is slower, therefore we called it "tango tiento" primitivally.

  • Tientos

    "Tientos", it belongs to the gypsy singing branch and it is included in the "tientos" family, dancing singing, included in the "tangos" group and binary style. In the area of classical music there is a composition called "Tiento" (singular) but it has nothing to do with the anterior definition. The "copla" contains three or four verses, octosyllables, and a refrain. Coming from the flamenco tango, even if the rhythm is slower, therefore we called it "tango tiento" primitivally.
  • Tientos

    "Tientos", it belongs to the gypsy singing branch and it is included in the "tientos" family, dancing singing, included in the "tangos" group and binary style. In the area of classical music there is a composition called "Tiento" (singular) but it has nothing to do with the anterior definition. The "copla" contains three or four verses, octosyllables, and a refrain. Coming from the flamenco tango, even if the rhythm is slower, therefore we called it "tango tiento" primitivally.
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