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Colombian Folk Music

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Pacific Coast Currulao Caribbean Coast In the Caribbean region there are many kinds of music formats:
- Cumbia
- Bulleregue
- Fandango
- Gaita Corta
- Gaita Corrida
- Mapalé
- Merecumbé
- Millo
- Porro
- Son Palenquero
- Tambora
- Vallenato COLOMBIAN FOLK MUSIC We will work four out of five regions in Colombian territory. Andean Region Grassland Plains Special Thanks By
José Nicolás Jaramillo, Nicolás Mery Garcia, David Eduardo Rojas, Joan Sebastian Bocanegra &Daniel Posso. Colombian Folk Music Starting from the Caribbean Coast. Then, passing through the Pacific Coast. Later, going trough the Andean Region. And last but no least, the grassland Plains. Bambuco Most representative of Andean music in Colombia. Origins Current Facts History Dance There are many opinions of the origins of this music It means: "Indian Dance" It Invites to dance and party It may be born in the "Tolima Grande" Region, where they call it "sanjuanero". There, it celebrates the festivities of St. Peter and St. John Today, we dance it and play it in folk festivities, like the St. Peter one. Many Cultural places in the Andean Region have shows of its dance and music It is a mixture of native music and Spanish Rhythms It might be the muiscas The structure is similar to the european waltz Origins This kind of music born with the crossbreeding between African slaves and colonist. Joropo Origins Is a music style originated in Venezuela and Colombia's plains With African and European influences It's a fundamental genre belonging to its typical music or "música criolla" (creole music). History it reassembles the waltz, the Spanish word joropo meant "a party"since the 18 Th century when people started using the word "joropo" instead of the word "fandango", which was the word used at the time for party and dance. Current Facts The Jorpo is played with: "arpa llanera" (harp) Bandola Cuatro Maracas Dance hand turn movement of the feet waltz turn the joropo adopted and still uses: Dancing: 1) The partners dance a type of waltz holding each other tightly. 2) they stand facing each other and make small steps forward and backward as if sweeping the floor. 3) they hold each others’ arms, and the woman does sweeping steps while the man stomps his feet along with the music’s rhythm. Example: Evolution Nowadays the use other instruments like: Flute Clarinet Piano Tournament: The genre has become so important that it has an international tournament realized every year in colombia History The African slaves were obligate to take gold and plate from pacific seashore and rivers. The Africans sing while they were working. The Currulao was a rite of the African slaves to ask Gods help and protect while they were working. At night they played music and danced. Some colonist allow the slaves make this rite, other didn't allow because they thought the rite was make for daemons. The colonist who doesn't allow this rite sometime punish the slaves with hits and no food. Some colonist make sexual abuse to woman slaves. This produce the crossbreeding between both cultures. Current Facts The Currulao is a mix between african music with language and dance of conlonist The Currulao is play with: "Marimba de Chonta"
Marimba of Chonta Cununo "Tamboras"
Bass drums Guasá Examples Music Dance Instruments Guitar Treble Bandola Flute Tambora Maracas
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