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Category Archives: Los palos

“Los palos” are the flamenco forms. Browse this category for information on the various flamenco forms.

Las Alegrías/Cantiñas

Originally, the word cantiña referred to any popular song: Cantinear, or canturrear, means to hum along to. It was originally a word used to denominate medieval songs from Galicia in northern Spain. The word is though to have arrived at Cádiz shipboard, where it was adopted by the local gaditanos (natives of Cádiz). Whether the [...]

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