Possibly Spain is the country that has cultivated the dance from the most remote antiquity. People has invented the way for expressing through the music. Each place has its own and traditional music, own rythms or typical dancings , everything belongs to its folck. This painting is from Cogull, Lerida, North of Spain
The Romans had our dancers from Cadiz who were called “ Puellae gaditanae” by the most beautiful and elegant dancers in the world.
In Málaga: The Verdiales It is an ancient form, pre-flamenco. It's also one of the earliest forms of fandango. The verdiales were danced by the poor peasants when they collected their grape or olive oil harvest, as well in the weddings or in the Christenings.
EL VITO from Códoba Vito melody runs in three of eight compass. The Vito is sung with different lyrics, humorous or serious, among which are well known the following: It is a traditional dancing from (Córdoba)Andalusia, whose name refers to the diseas called Saint Vitusdance: ( Huntington's disease) by the animated and lively character of this dance.
The Muñeiras in Galicia ( North west of Spain Galician music might owe some of its roots to the ancient Celtic history of the region, in which it is presumed that some of this ancient influence has survived despite the long evolution of the local musical traditions since then, and despite the centuries of Roman and Germanic influences.
THE JOTA (ARAGÓN). Northeast of Spain The music of Aragon , like its culture, has through history absorbed Roman, Celtic, Moorish and French influences. Traditional instruments include bagipes , drumps,flutes, tambourines , rattles and, perhaps most distinctively, the guitar.
El Robao: A fandango from Baza (Granada) Being a visual representation, the jota is danced and sung accompanied by castanets and the interpreters tend to wear regional costumes. The jota tends to have a 3/4 rhythm