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Music of latin america

  1. 1. MUSIC OF LATIN AMERICA<br />
  2. 2. LATIN AMERICA:<br />-the whole CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICA<br /><ul><li>Colonized bySPAIN andPORTUGALwhose languages are based onLATIN</li></li></ul><li>MUSIC was influenced by:<br />Ancient Tribes<br />European culture<br />Africans<br />
  3. 3. AMAZON INDIANS<br />Ancient Tribes<br /><ul><li>Songs preserve the history and laws of the tribe
  4. 4. Presence of shaman in a tribe
  5. 5. Imitation of sounds of animals
  6. 6. HETEROPHONY – individuals or groups vary a melody, one against the other, as they sing
  7. 7. Use of music during celebrations, rituals and even initiations</li></li></ul><li>Ancient Tribes<br />Are emperors from Peru who ruled in the ANDES MOUNTAINS of SOUTH AMERICA<br />Musical instruments are highly prized by the Incas even bringing them to their grave<br /><ul><li>There is a hierarchy among those who played the instruments (trumpeters – high social standing)
  8. 8. Preference of high notes over low notes</li></li></ul><li>Ancient Tribes<br /><ul><li>Found in Central America
  9. 9. Music is an important part in their religion
  10. 10. Human sacrifice as part of their religion</li></ul> Few musical instruments (wind and percussion)<br />
  11. 11. European culture<br />Spain and Portugal<br /><ul><li>Brought their own music and musical instruments which were more on STRINGS</li></ul>Africans<br />British and French<br /><ul><li>Brought African slaves to work in the Caribbean thus influenced rhythm and Percussion instruments in their dance and music</li></li></ul><li>SYNCOPATION<br /><ul><li>Hallmark of Latin America
  12. 12. Accented, misplaced beats that
  13. 13. lifts the music off the ground</li></li></ul><li>LATIN AMERICAN BEAT<br />Tonadas<br />SOUTH AMERICAN LOVE SONGS IN SPANISH<br />Gato<br />ARGENTINIAN DANCE WITH RAPID FOOTWORK AND GUITAR ACCOMPANIMENT<br />Habanera<br />ORIGINATED FROM HAVANA, CUBA WHICH HAS ARISTOCRATIC RHYTHM<br />
  14. 14. Tango<br />POSSESS A SKIPPED BEAT (ARGENTINA) <br />Rumba<br />FASTER BEAT, INDICATES THE SPIRIT OF ARICAN DANCE<br />Mambo<br />Zamba<br />MORE RELAXED, EVOKING IMAGES, WHITE SAND, BLUES SEA AND GENTLY WAVING PALMS (Brazil)<br />

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