Clip description Keywords
Celebrating the Argentine tango
Celebrating the Argentine tango

Duration: 01:03

Hundreds of couples and musicians gather on the streets of Buenos Aires to dance and play the Argentine tango.

 
Cultural variations in Chilean folk music
Cultural variations in Chilean folk music

Duration: 01:43

A look at cultural variations in the folk music of Chile.

 
Folk ensembles in Peru
Folk ensembles in Peru

Duration: 01:21

Folk instruments of Peru in performance - footage of a Peruvian ensemble.

 
How to create a Latin pop song
How to create a Latin pop song

Duration: 02:20

Sergio George explains how he adds layers of sound from ‘different cultures and genres’ to a melody to give it instant appeal to a radio audience.

 
Latin American rhythms on the cuatro
Latin American rhythms on the cuatro

Duration: 1:16

Jacqueline Castro Ravelo demonstrates Latin American rhythms in the cuatro.

 
Playing the charango
Playing the charango

Duration: 01:14

A demonstration of charango playing technique and an outline of its place in the music of South America.

 
Singing and drumming in Venezuela
Singing and drumming in Venezuela

Duration: 1:27

Musician Jacqueline Castro Ravelo in performance, singing a Venezuelan folk song and accompanying herself on a drum.

 
The cajon - origin and playing techniques
The cajon - origin and playing techniques

Duration: 01:57

Peruvian drummer Lalo Izquierdo gives a demonstration of cajon drumming.

 
The Clave rhythm pattern and its importance in Latin American Music
The Clave rhythm pattern and its importance in Latin American Music

Duration: 01:35

Demonstration of the clave rhythmic pattern that is the basis for arranging and performing in most Latin American styles.

 
The Latin Music Explosion
The Latin Music Explosion

Duration: 02:09

How Cuban influences on Miami and the rise of Latino-Pop has led to the Latinization of America and cultural spread across the world. Includes performance clips of Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez.

 

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