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Flamenco Music

16 Dec 04 - 09:16 AM (#1358610)
Subject: Flamenco Music
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

What you think about flamenco then, and is there any flamenco clubs in your city/town?


16 Dec 04 - 09:22 AM (#1358615)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Paco Rabanne

flamenco, what's that then?


16 Dec 04 - 09:24 AM (#1358617)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Leadfingers

Flemenco !

The True Path ???


16 Dec 04 - 09:25 AM (#1358619)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Wilfried Schaum

Wonderful Spanish Gipsy folk dances. Not in this man's town.


16 Dec 04 - 09:56 AM (#1358659)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Paco Rabanne

jOhn,
    This is the nearest club to you that I know has a website - google this - leedspena.co.uk


16 Dec 04 - 10:14 AM (#1358690)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Georgiansilver

I don't even like pink feathers, let alone Flamingoes!


16 Dec 04 - 10:51 AM (#1358755)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: ThreeSheds

True what? Ted


16 Dec 04 - 11:13 AM (#1358802)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Hand-Pulled Boy

Can nylon strings be made rougher to stop my fingers slipping off them?


16 Dec 04 - 11:17 AM (#1358810)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

dunno.


16 Dec 04 - 11:20 AM (#1358815)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

Flamenco Ted in action


16 Dec 04 - 11:25 AM (#1358823)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Paco Rabanne

Something tells me that there is unlikely to be any informed debate about Flamenca on this thread. Am I right ladies?


16 Dec 04 - 11:31 AM (#1358830)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

A serious study of Flamenco Guitar has to include the normalization of its melodic, harmonic and formal aspects, so that its traditional concepts must be learned first, with the consequent understanding of true Flamenco, its history, and where it's at today.


16 Dec 04 - 11:32 AM (#1358834)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

Yeah I know.


16 Dec 04 - 11:42 AM (#1358858)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

There is an evolutionary tree of certain falsetas that can define the progression of a flamenco style of guitar that we can define as 'modern.' It shows how today's modern flamenco guitar style developed from the styles of the last century of geniuses who preceeded it. Specific examples are drawn from the family tree of Ramón Montoya – Sabicas – Mario Escudero – Paco de Lucia. No claim is made that this is the only possible evolutionary true pathway for the development of modern flamenco. It is however, one of the true pathways by which I believe Flamenco Teds style has developed.


16 Dec 04 - 11:45 AM (#1358860)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Hand-Pulled Boy

Yeh I know, but the strings are slippery.


16 Dec 04 - 11:47 AM (#1358862)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Paco Rabanne

I veer more to the Juan Serrano school Dave, with a hint of Paco del Gastor.


16 Dec 04 - 11:48 AM (#1358864)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Hand-Pulled Boy

O/K but what about the strings?


16 Dec 04 - 11:48 AM (#1358865)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

You may wake up with slippery string solution on chest.


16 Dec 04 - 11:49 AM (#1358866)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Hand-Pulled Boy

18!


16 Dec 04 - 11:49 AM (#1358867)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Hand-Pulled Boy

Shit I meant 19!


16 Dec 04 - 11:57 AM (#1358876)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

Ted, I can indeed also see many qualities of Juan Serrano in your good self. He is one of the best flamenco guitarists in the world and his incredible musical execution has been witnessed and enjoyed by millions around the world.

His mastery of flamenco not only comes from his many years of discipline and study of guitar, but also because he was born and raised in Cordoba, Spain, the birthplace of this rich and dazzling music. At age nine, Serrano was studying under his father, a professional guitarist, and learning the traditions of flamenco, which is a fusion of Jewish, Moorish, Christian and gypsy musical elements between the 8th and 15th centuries in southern Spain.
His hometown was so proud of the guitarist's accomplishments, that they replaced the bell in the town clock with recordings of his guitar playing. Will this be happening in Beverley?


16 Dec 04 - 03:02 PM (#1359014)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: ThreeSheds

Juan Serrano doesnt that translate to John Ham (dry cured)


16 Dec 04 - 10:01 PM (#1359272)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: catspaw49

The guys who do the flamenco dancing always crack me up. They strike those poses where they look to be applauding their own ass.

Spaw


17 Dec 04 - 01:32 AM (#1359383)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: M.Ted

There are a lot of people around who look to be applauding their own ass, Spaw--I think we should try not to encourage it--


17 Dec 04 - 04:32 AM (#1359445)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Dave the Gnome

I didn't know they made music. How do you stop them from shitting on your car windscreen?

:D


17 Dec 04 - 07:42 AM (#1359576)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Sttaw Legend

Flamenconry is an acquired taste


17 Dec 04 - 08:19 AM (#1359604)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: s6k

hello wahts all this about then?


17 Dec 04 - 11:46 AM (#1359781)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Big Al Whittle

I always think flamenco and folk playing has a fair bit in common. If you see someone like Paul downes play, he plays scales to a sort of rythm rather than the way a jazz or classical player does - giving eachnote its full value.

Of course flamenco is a sort of folk guitar so thats a silly point really, but anyway I thought I'd make it.


17 Dec 04 - 11:54 AM (#1359787)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Paco Rabanne

Got it one dude! It's simply the folk music of Southern Spain.
                  the true path!


17 Dec 04 - 10:40 PM (#1360166)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: dianavan

There is Flamenco in Vancouver, B.C. at Kinos.

I once took a workshop in Flamenco dancing. First rule: a Flamenco guitarist.

Flamenco used to be regarded as the poor man's music of Spain. It is now more mainstream, somewhat like the Blues in America.

One other thing - Apparently, women over 40 are the best Flamenco dancers because they have acquired 'duende'. Younger women just haven't lived long enough - or so I was told!

The first time I saw Flamenco was in a cave in Spain. It was 1969 and I was impressed (maybe shocked is a better word). I was, at that time, a young American girl who thought she had seen it all. I was very wrong.


21 Dec 04 - 03:55 AM (#1362149)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull


09 Nov 15 - 06:32 PM (#3749624)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: keberoxu

Flamenco music is serious stuff, however this thread is a HOOT. Dangerous to read at public computer stations in the local library branch.

Funny how flamenco polarizes people. There are flamenco fanatics about and although they are knowledgeable, the attitude is off-putting. I understand them being defensive when confronted with vulgarity or over-commercialism, to both of which flamenco is sadly vulnerable. But the purist thing can go too far in the opposite direction.

I'm going to start a new thread. Somebody important deserves an obit, and your site doesn't have one....and this thread isn't the place for it.


10 Nov 15 - 06:05 AM (#3749740)
Subject: RE: Flamenco Music
From: GUEST,Desi C

Other than on a Spamish holiday it has tobe one of music's more irritating sounds