Habanera Rhythm

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Music Of New Orleans - Jazz - Cuban Influence
... Afro-Cuban musical motifs in the nineteenth century, when the habanera (Cuban contradanza) gained international popularity ... The habanera was the first written music to be rhythmically based on an African motif ... From the perspective of African American music, the habanera rhythm (also known as congo, tango-congo, or tango.) can be thought of as a combination of tresillo ...
Habanera (music) - Rhythm
... The habanera rhythm is an embellishment of tresillo, and one of the most basic rhythmic cells in Afro-Latin music, and sub-Saharan African music traditions ... The habanera rhythm is the duple-pulse correlative of the most basic triple-pulse cell—the three-against-two cross-rhythm (32), or vertical hemiola ... The habanera rhythm is known by several names, such as the congo, tango-congo, and tango ...
Afro-Cuban Jazz - History - "Spanish Tinge"—the Cuban Influence in Early Jazz
... Afro-Cuban musical motifs in the nineteenth century, when the habanera gained international popularity ... The habanera was the first written music to be rhythmically based on an African motif ... The habanera rhythm (also known as congo, tango-congo, or tango.) can be thought of as a combination of tresillo and the backbeat ...

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