Monthly Archives: December 2023

Rumba and Guaguanco

Typical of the transculturation process that took place in Cuba, in the 19th Century, a mixture of black people music with that of Spanish origin occurred. Rumba evolved in the western part of the country, shaped by three fundamental variants: … Continue reading

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Timba

It is a controversial Cuban popular rhythm, whose origins come from the racial prejudices against the Afro-Cuban cultural expressions of the 19th Century. Timba came after the proliferation of “new rhythms” in the sixties (Pachanga, Pilon, Mozambique, etc). Cuban musical … Continue reading

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