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La música y el baile de Costa Rica

unidad 5, lección 1

April DeBord

on 4 December 2014

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Transcript of La música y el baile de Costa Rica

La música y el baile
Costa Rica
La Música
El baile
Los músicos
El baile típico de
Costa Rica
cultural comparisons
Los músicos
El Fin
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.
Debi Nova
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
more information.
Current members

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
El Torito
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