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Julianne Dunn - M3 - Music of Colombia

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Debra Goldstein

on 10 February 2014

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Transcript of Julianne Dunn - M3 - Music of Colombia

Where is Colombia?
Traditional Colombian Music
One of the traditional types of Colombian music is cumbia. Cumbia is a mixture of Spanish, Native Colombian, and African music. It is a complex, rythmic type of music which originated on Colombia's Atlantic coast. Originally, cumbia bands included only percussion and vocals, but modern groups now have saxophones, trumpets, keyboards, and trombones as well. Cumbia is solely for enterainment.
One famous Colombian musician is Shakira. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, she plays guitar, drums, and vocals. Another famous musician is Juanes. Born in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, he plays guitar and vocals. A third musician is Carlos Vives. Born in Santa Marta, Colombia, he only does vocals.
Function of Colombian Music
The function of Colombian music is for entertainment.
Julianne Dunn - M3 - World Music: Music of Colombia
In conclusion, there is many kinds of music in Colombia. You can also listen to music in many different places as well as from many different people.

Music Umbrella
Pitch High
Tempo Adante
Dynamics Forte
Timbre Orange, Windy,

One stadium in where music can be heard is Arena Vicente Fernández Gómez. It is located in Sopó, Colombia and opened on August 2nd, 2012. Another stadium is Coliseo Cubierto el Campín. It is located in Bogotá, Colombia and opened May 1st, 1973. A third stadium is Corferias. It is located in Bogotá, Colombia and opened in 1954.
Colombia is located in the northwest corner of South America. Some countries that border Colombia are Venezuela, Brazil, and Peru. Some major geographical features are the Andes Mountains, the Amazon Jungle, and the Orinoquia. Colombia has a presidential government system.
Traditional Instruments
One of the traditional Colombian instruments is the bandola. The bandola is a small pear-shaped string instrument, similar to a guitar. Another instrument is the kuisi, which is similar to a flute. The kuisi is made from a hollowed cactus stem. A third traditional instrument is the caja. The caja is similar to a drum, and is nicknaed with the Spanish word for box.
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