Archivo de la categoría: Traditional Music
Our version of “Spanish Ladies“, a traditional British naval song, describing a voyage from Spain to the Downs from the viewpoint of ratings of the Royal Navy. I used Garage Band to edit the song and add instruments. Farewell and adieu to you, Spanish ladies, Farewell and … Seguir leyendo
A ‘Sevillana’ is a typical dance and singing from Andalusia. Nowadays is danced in ‘ferias’ and ‘romerías’, before was usually danced inside the ‘corralas’ or courtyards. It originated before the time of the Catholic Monarchs , in compositions that were known as “Seguidillas … Seguir leyendo
We have previously discussed the phenomenon of children’s orchestras in Venezuela. The music serves to remove children from the streets. We have also known the ‘batucada‘, typical of the Brazilian carnival and very present today in Europe. Well, Carlinhos Brown … Seguir leyendo
This video is part of the ‘History of Jazz’, by Ken Burns, one of the best documentaries about this genre.
Click to download the score of the batucada we are going to play: Batucada
A lyrical fusion of samba and jazz the Bossa Nova developed and was popularized in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad. This is the famous bossa nova ‘One note samba’, by Jobim. We are playing … Seguir leyendo
Working as ethnomusicologists For this work, each student has asked his parents and grandparents about traditional songs from their childhood. Some have recorded the song and transcribed the lyrics and the notes. These are some of the works: