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Tempo - A driving Force

Tempo - A driving Force

Tempo, along with melody, harmony and rhythm, is one of the factors that can impact dramatically on the mood or feeling of a musical work.   It can not only change the emotion or the intent of the song, but it can even change the style of song, or the genre.  In fact, some genres, such as Drum &

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Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club

If you are a lover of Latin music, World music, or have ever taken a course in Musicology, then you know about the Buena Vista Social Club. They find themselves both in the social and educational realms because they are more than just amazing music. The Buena Vista Social Club is a charming marriage

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Latin Music and Its Fusions

Latin Music and Its Fusions

Fusion: the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity.

It was Herbie Hancock who said: “You make different colours by combining those colours that already exist”, and new musical genres, or fusions, are born in exactly the same way.

Distinctive elements from ce

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