jueves, 3 de junio de 2010


The stereotypical dance jarochos is the "tap" or Son Jarocho, which is customary in exhibitions throughout Veracruz. Music is played with jaranas fife, harp, tambourine and jaw of a donkey among other instruments and danced on stage, stomping.

The sounds jarochos have a peasant origin (rural) and their subject matter refers to this environment (animals, customs, landscapes, landforms, etc. In them, as almost any other musical form of Mexico over the three ethnic roots: the Indian (the subject), black (in rates) and European (in the instruments and harmonies). There jarochos sounds originated in the early and mid-nineteenth century which have become popular throughout the world, among the best known are: La Bamba, The Colas, El Siquisiri, El Balaju, sleet, firecrackers, El Jarabe Loco, shoe, Zacamandú El Toro, El Chuchumbé, La Petenera, La Llorona, La Guacamaya, La Iguana and others who are interpreted.

In recent years there has been a stream of young musicians, some with academic training, taken up structures are to be recreated and give a new vitality are combining instruments non-traditional rhythms and musical pieces such afrocaribeños.Aclarando not touch at the fandangos. These sounds are divided by their hue, in mode sounds minor and major, and the way they are danced in sones sones heap and partner. Huapangos also danced (Nahuatl: cuauhpanco = on the stage) but they are rather originate in the Huasteca, in northern Veracruz. Also popular are tropical dance Afro-Caribbean origin, rooted far reaching the point of being traditional and typical and the song. A new cultural current race for the non-commercialization of Son Jarocho, replicating the fandangos farmers and skilled with his world ritual, rejecting stereotypes and trying to be rooted in tradition.

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