Carlos Francisco Chang Marín - Music - Décima

Décima

Changmarín is a broadly recognized décima composer in Panama. His interest in this field is related to his folklore research and he has been promoting the recognition of this form of expression of the countryside people for more than half a century. As the main coordinator for the Veraguas delegations in the Mejorana National Festival (since 1950), he has become a one-man cultural institution in this art form.

Changmarín is the only Panamanian décima composer who published three books dealing with décima composition as well as décimas compilations. The books Socabón, Décimas Populares para Cantar (1959), Los Versos del Pueblo (1973) and Cantadera, 130 Décimas para Cantar (1995) have been used as references and inspiration to generations of décimas performers.

Read more about this topic:  Carlos Francisco Chang Marín, Music

Other related articles:

Decima Research
... Gregg left Decima in 1994 and went in to semi-retirement following the electoral disaster for the Progressive Conservatives in the 1993 election in which he was the key communications strategist for the party ... Decima floundered for several years but rebounded and is now an important polling firm on voting intentions in Canada ...
Decima Gallery - Without Walls, 2009
... Decima hit back with a detailed letter explaining their intentions published in the Hackney Gazette on 18 February 2009 ... In another statement published in the Hackney Gazette, those running Decima said "Decima Gallery was over three days subjected to dozens of people from Liverpool literally kicking the door in ...
Allan Gregg - Tory Strategist
... Soon after that campaign, Gregg founded Decima Research, a joint polling/public relations firm ... The company became the Conservative party's polling firm, and Gregg played an important role in the 1984 election when the PC Party was led by Brian Mulroney ...
Decima
... Roman mythology and one of the Parcae (Fates) Décima, a type of poetic form with roots in Spanish literature Decima Research, a Canadian polling company Decima gallery, a London-based arts ...