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  • 1. Canarian Music
  • 2. Music
    • Music is very important in our region. We have typical songs and typical instruments that belong to our folklore.
    • Little by little, we will present them to you. I hope you like them.
  • 3. Typical instruments
  • 4. El Timple
    • El Timple is a traditional Spanish plucked string instrument of the Canary Islands.
  • 5. La guitarra (The guitar)
    • The classical guitar —is a 6-stringed plucked string instrument from the family of instruments called chordophones.
    • It is very tipical in the Canarian folklore
  • 6. La Bandurria
    • The bandurria is a plectrum plucked chordophone from Spain.
    • There are a lot of musicians in the Canary Islands who play the bandurria.
  • 7. The Gomero tambourine
    • This tambourine is said to have a prehispanic origin. It was used before the Castilian conquest.
    • It is used mainly in religious and pagans parades, specially in La Gomera
  • 8. Las chácaras
    • It is made of bones or wood.
    • It has a very characteristic sound.
    • It is typical of La Gomera and El Hierro.
  • 9. Caracola
    • It is a wind instrument.
    • It is made with the shell of big snail.
    • It is mainly used in coastal places.
    • It was used in the past to make people know that the fishermen had fresh fish to be sold.
  • 10. Folk dance
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  • 16. Typical clothes
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  • 18. Typical music
  • 19. The isas
    • The isas, the folksongs of Malaga and the folías constitute the substratum of the music and traditional dance of Canaries: - The Isa is the happy singing of the canary that comes from the Aragonese jot.
  • 20. La Malagueña and the Folia
    • - The folksong of Malaga - his name reveals his Andalusian origin - is the melodic expression of the feeling
    • -Rhythmical and sensitive it is the folía, faithful version that in the 16th century was known in Europe as " Folías of Spain.
  • 21. Los Sabandeños
    • Composed as approximately 25 members it(he,she) has published 3 discs, being the most recent " Lover of the sea ", Has acted in scenes(stages) of quite Canaries as well as in some of the peninsula, where it(he,she) interpreted the " Mass Sabandeña ". In this one there is fused the color and the feeling of the Canary folklore with diverse you will sing liturgical.
    • Likewise, he(she) has shared scene(stage) with figures of the Canary folklore as Benito Cabrera and has acted in television programs as "Stall" and " Julián's warehouse " (Canary Television).
  • 22. Typical Dances of each island.
    • - El Hierro: Dance of the alive one, Tango herreño and Dance of the Virgin
    • - La Gomera: The tajaraste or dance of the drum.
    • - La Palma: Sirinoque, Airs of Lima, Dance (or romance) of the wheat, Dance of the dwarfs .
  • 23. Typical dances of each island
    • - Tenerife: Lo Divino, Santo Domingo and Tango of the Florida
    • - Gran Canaria: Mazurka, Dirge and Airs of Lima.
    • - Fuerteventura: Polka, Siote and Berlin.
    • - Lanzarote: Sorondongo and The Sieve
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