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1 Chary Goris “Christelle” Wednesday, December 08, 2010

2  Social Latin dancing  Ballroom Latin dancing


4 “Conversation with the Gods”  African and European parentage; it is a modification of danzon with lighter version of combos called charangas  Appeared in the late 1930s as an individual genre  Antonio Arcaño, Orestes Lopez, & Arsenio Rodriguez contributed towards the creation of mambo  Mambo mania aroused in the mid- 1950s  Perez Prado on 1943 popularized the mambo dance characterized by its expressive use of arms, head, & hands

5  Represents a triple step style of dancing the mambo  A.K.A Mambo-rumba & Triple mambo  In 1951, Enrique Jorrin a Cuban mambo musician created Cha Cha Cha. He was a member of the Orquestra America Charanga  This new style of mambo spread to Europe in the early 1960s

6 “Sauce”  Another type of mambo that developed in the 1960s by Cuban & Puerto Rican immigrants in NYC  The “clave”  Salsa lyrics were often about barrio life  1980s Salsa Romantica  The dance is very similar to mambo because it is fast, but without slowing down or pausing

7 “Pray”  First introduced in Brazil during slave trading between 1600-1888  Originated from the Angolan mesemba a type of ritual music; also, influenced by Candomble a religion from Africa  The salves used samba to camouflage their religious ceremonies as parties from their owners  Mauro Almeida & Donga first to record samba “Pelo Telefone” in 1917  In 1922 Samba was brought to Paris and there it blended with Jazz resulting in Samba-Carioca  In 1928 Samba schools gave back the original African heavy drums to Samba  Capoeira: Brazilian martial arts/dance  Stan Getz helped popularize Samba & Bossa nova in the U.S  Samba returned in the 1980s with Pangode

8  Developed in the Dominican Republic derived from a Cuban music called UPA  The UPA first became popular in Puerto Rico and then reached Dominican republic  Merengue became very popular in 1850 replacing a dance called Tumba  Instruments include the accordion, guiro, drums  Types of Merengue: Merengue Tipico (Perico Ripiao) Merengue Clasico Merengue Urbano “Mambo”  The dance is characterized by moving hips sideways and feet like if you were walking

9 “Meeting”  Emerges in the 1960’s in the Dominican Republic  Jose Manuel Calderon was the first artist to record Bachata in 1962  Bolero  Romantic, melodramatic music about love, heartbreaks, despair, & serenades for women  Has a signature guitar based sound  The dance has 5 steps can be danced side ways or forward and backward  Use to be considered unsophisticated

10 “Touch”  Originated from Argentina in the 1870s  The Milonga & the Habanera are like the parents of Tango  The dance was developed by the compadritos & prostitutes of Buenos Aires, Argentina  Cortes & quebradas the more dramatic the better; partners dance together  Tango mania reached Paris, France in 1913  The Golden Age began in the 1920s  The 1 st instruments to accompany the dance were the flute, violin, & harp, with guitars & clarinets. Then the bandoneon in the late 19 th century. “Is one supposed to dance it standing up?” –Contesse Melanie de Pourtales

11 “Flame”  Developed in Spain by the gypsies  This style was first known as gitano  Was recognized in the 19 th century  Began as a way to seek relief and escape in self expression through the songs or music of suffering, lamentation, and protest  The songs were sung accompanied by a guitar or guitar like instrument  The Golden Age 1869-1910  The dance has Indian and Hindu influences because they involve footwork and hand movements


13  Nonperiodicals  Collier, Simon, et al. Tango. Illus. Ken Haas. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1995. Print.  Edwards, Gwynne. Flamenco. Illus. Ken Haas. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2000. Print.  Web sites, e-sources  “Bachata - Bachata, campesinos, Bachata Rosa, Bachata: A Social History of a Dominican Popular Music.” Bachata. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2010..  “Cha Cha Cha.” Cha-Cha-Cha. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Nov. 2010..  “Flamenco History.” Origen y Evolucion del Merengue. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2010..  “History and origins of Flamenco.” History of Flamenco. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2010..  Leymarie, Isabelle. “Mambo Mania.” The Perez Prado Pages. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2010..  Mambo. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2010..  New World Encyclopedia contributors. “Samba.” New World Encyclopedia. Vers. 866275. New World Encyclopedia., 26 Nov. 2008. Web. 6 Nov. 2010..  Origenes de la Bachata. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2010..  Samba history enters Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Nov. 2010..  Stewart, James. A Short History of Tango. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2010..  Images

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