Se quema la cumbamba

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what is 'son' ?
traditional cuban music sung to accompany dancing
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what is a 'son montuno'
originated with farmers as call and response style (African influence)
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improvisation?
Prego (street cry) used by leader as of basis of improvisation. Cror (other workers) always use same reply
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Resources?
Cuatro (spanish influence guitar) Double bass, Pregon, Coro (choir), Percussion (Marcas, Bongos, claves)
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form?
4 chordal ostinato. Vocal sections begin and end the piece wit ha cuatro solo in between
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texture?
Antiphonal/ call and response effect between Pregon and Coro. Melody dominated Homophony
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Tonality?
G minor through out
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Harmony?
Functional harmony (Gm- D7-D7-Gm throughout) diatonic
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Anticipation bass?
bars 7,9,11 where bass note belongs to the next bars harmony is sounded early leaving nothing on the first beat of the bar
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Vocal range?
Narrow
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Melody?
Pregon melodies are improvised, becoming more complicated
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word setting?
syllabic
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3:2 son clave?
indicated 3 notes in first bar, 2 in second. All instruments fit around the clave pattern
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Silence?
Silence on downbeat of the alternate bars except for the calves- gives rhythmic interest and time for singers to breathe
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Maracas?
have simple on beat rhythms
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bass?
rhythmic offbeat bass
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Metre?
constant throughout
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