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La música y el baile de Costa Rica
Transcript of La música y el baile de Costa Rica
El baile típico de
The music of Costa Rica is an eclectic
blend of the different types of people
and cultures that make up the unique
Check out these websites for more in
depth information to help with your culture project at the end of this lesson.
Some traditional dances of Costa Rica
How does music and dance in
Costa Rica compare with the music
and dance where you live?
Make sure to take notes and make
reflections on what you have seen
here :) You can use it in your
culminating project for this Unit. :)
The people of Costa Rica love
to dance. There are many types
of traditional dances along with
modern dance styles that take
place all over the country.
Check out the sites below for
Jaime Gamboa — Bass, backing vocalist
Iván Rodríguez — Violin, mandolin, backing vocalist
Gilberto Jarquín — Drums
Manuel Obregón — Piano, keyboard, marimba, caracol, backing vocalist and current Costa Rican Minister of Culture (2010–2014, under the administration of Laura Chinchilla, elected president of the ruling party).
Carlos "Tapado" Vargas — Drums, percussion
The three most popular dances from the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica are:
the Cabillito Nicoyano (Little Horse from Nicoya ), El Torito (The Little Bull),
and the Punto Guanacasteco (Guanacaste dance step). There are two videos to show the first two dances below.
In Guanacaste one can find many cattle ranches,
this is why a lot of the bailes típicos act out a agricultural or farming story.
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unidad 5, lección 1
El corazón abierta
Nov 30, 2011
Live Studio performance
in Malibu, CA 2011
Guitarra- Robb Torres
Percusion - Will Phillips