Latin american music

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Latin American music, often called Latin music, is the music of all countries in Latin America. It comes in many varieties, as Latin America is home to many musical styles, such as the simple, ruralconjunto music of northern México, the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, the rhythmic sounds of the Puerto Rican plena, the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos, and the simple Andean flute. Music hasplayed an important part recently in Latin America's politics, the nueva canción movement being a prime example. Latin music is very diverse, with the only truly unifying thread being the use ofLatin-derived languages, predominantly the Spanish language, the Portuguese language in Brazil, and to a lesser extent, Latin-derived creole languages, such as those found in Haiti
Latin music is stronglyinfluenced with what has been happening in the rest of the world. Of course there are distinctly different rhythms of Latin music. For example we can mention the salsa music. A rhythm that emerged on theisland of Cuba. To the sound of the ancient African rhythms brought by black slaves who were coming to the island by Spanish colonization, was developing this branch of Latin music.
. They, slaves,playing melodies and sang about what was happening with their daily chores on the island. But clearly the initials evolve these rhythms of Latin music, it was amalgamated with the Spanish heritage wholeft the colonization. Particularly the heritage that brought the people of Andalucía. Other rhythms are clearly of Latin music are the merengue, for example
Also, the Peruvian waltz, and of coursethe tango, music representative of the culture of Argentina. Where sensuality plays a very important role both in music and in dance. Can not leave out in Latin samba music. Music that perfectlyreflects the idiosyncrasies of the Brazilian. Spontaneous joy that they waste through the pores, the constant desire to have a very good time and to engage the world of eternal carnival.
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