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carnaval
brazils many msucial traditions
syncretism
fusion of cultures
criolles
elite urban dwellers
mestizos
latin americans of mixed race
coplas
paired lines
samba
brazil dance rhythms
rumba
cuba dance rhythms
tango
argentina dance rhythms
habanera
the contradance, famous european dance
sesquialtera
polyrhythm, 2 dance meters played simultaneously
triad
3 note chord in specific hormonic chord
harmonic progression
particular succesion of chords
pre-columbian
before columbus
son
form of music using sesquiltera (polyrhthym)
coplas
song lyrics that are typically in pairs of lines
conjunto
northern form of son
mariachi
love ballads from the ranches of Guadalajara
guitarron
large bass guitar (mariachi)
jarocho
from Veracruz, fast and lively, La Bamba
fandango
large celebrations
zapateados
stamping, boot-tapping dances
jarana
5 course guitar, smaller than the spanish guitar
requinto
small guitar
arpa
diatonically tuned harp
bajo sexto
guitar from the north
samba schools
rehearse for the carnaval
bateria
samba band
capoiera
stylized martial art dance, symbol of resistance to slavery
berimbau
musical bow tapped with a stick and equipped with a half gourd
atabaque
tall drum
agogo
double iron bell
choros
band of street musicians
samba cancao
more released/refined version of the the dance
samba
dance
samba de morro
percussive dance of poor blacks, intense
blocus afro
musical clubs
boss nova
new sound
siku
panpipe players
kena
notch flute
bomba
drum
charango
small guitar
huayno
lively duple meter dance
chicha
a style combining columbian rumba, cuban percussion, american rock, and local huayno
cajon
open woodnen box, sit on and play