During the many years many types of folk music invented in Venezuela. The list is large, but some of notable folk music of Venezuela is here:.
This folk music related to Christmas and it is also common in Puerto Rico. It is about the birth of the Jesus, peace on the earth and wishing good will. The root of the folk music comes back to Spain in the middle age. It was a religious songs, sang by normal people. This type of folk music can be accompanied by instruments or simply can be sing alone.
Sometimes it is uses as a gift. As an example it can be sung by children in front of the doors for exchange of small gift as a reward. The instruments which is use in this type of folk music in Venezuela are a lot. This type of folk music in Venezuela is like a big ensembles. Solo instruments are trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. This music was very popular in 's in Caracas and the coast part. But today is not as popular as the past. This folk music, in fact is a kind of dance.
This type of folk music is a Afro-Venezuelan dance with a poly rhythmic from different African countries. Another very popular music in Venezuela is the Gaita Zuliana. This genre originated from the region of Zulia State and is very popular during the Christmas season.
The gaita united to the Aguinaldo , conforms the national representation of the Venezuelan Christmas. In the Venezuelan Andes, the Venezuelan bambuco is a local variation of the bambuco. Other forms include polo and the Venezuelan waltz. African-derived percussion including multiple rhythms, such as sangueo , fulia , parranda and tamborera is perhaps the best documented musical form.
These more experimental fusion artists combine rumba , Latin jazz , joropo , salsa , Venezuelan traditional chants and other forms of Latin American music. Then there is also the genre commonly known as "Onda Nueva" New Wave , which is a combination of joropo and jazz music, with influences from the Brazilian Bossa Nova. The genre was introduced by Aldemaro Romero with a special contribution by famed drummer and timpanist Frank Hernandez , nicknamed "El Pavo" The Peacock by employing a very peculiar drum beat.
The term was coined by jazz analyst Jacques Braunstein after having been shown a copy of Romero's earliest composition called "Araguita", originally to be used as jingle material , which Braunstein described as "something of a new wave". Onda Nueva music was heralded as the Venezuelan Bossa Nova with a very particular seal.
Venezuelan calypso music including Calypso de El Callao , imported from Trinidad in the s by immigrants arriving during a gold rush , has its own distinctive rhythms and lyrical style. Another imported genre is Cuban -American salsa , which has produced several domestic superstars, including Oscar D'Leon.
It is related to the guajiro Cuba , torbellino Colombia , and trova Puerto Rico. In general, it is accompanied by mandolin, cuatro, and guitar. Pop and rock music are very popular too, and several bands have had considerable success over the years. Venezuelan Zinga Son V. Glass: Venezuelan Elegy. Putumayo Carnival. La Guerra De Los Ninos. Roberto Carlos. Simplemente La Verdad. Guitar Music of Venezuela. Regalo Romantico De Dos Grandes. Most Wished For in Music of Venezuela.
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