Flamenco Guitar. Taranta comes from Sacromonte, or sacred mountain in Andalucia. A turn of the century mining town full of the sense of loss and melancholia.
|Track ID number:||12201|
|CD-collection containing this track:||Music collection: Latin Flamenco, Vol. 2|
|Genres:||World: Latin music (Spain & Latin America)|
|Moods/Emotions:||Sad / Sorrowful / Mournful -- Melancholic / Nostalgic / Wistful -- Loving / Romantic / Tender -- Passionate / Emotional / Melodramatic -- Mysterious / Mystical / Secretive -- Exotic / Tribal / Primal|
|Suggested Production Types:||Historical: Older History / Ancient -- Lounge / Cafe / Lobby / Bar -- Vacation / Holiday / Travel Show|
|Prominent Instruments:||Guitar (Acoustic)|
|Tempo feel:||Slow -- Medium|
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|Composer:||Roger Scannura (SOCAN)|
|Publisher:||Roger Scannura (SOCAN)|
|PRO / Non-PRO Track?||PRO (What's this?)|
|WAV file bit depth:||CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)|
A leader in the Nuevo Flamenco movement, a music that blends the passionate gypsy roots of rumba with Afrocuban rhythms; Roger Scannura in his late teens emigrated to Canada from the history drenched island of Malta. In Toronto he discovered the godfather of flamenco, Pepe Habichuela, followed him to Spain and studied under his tutelate for several years. Roger Scannura's music has been featured on TVO, Bravo!, CBC, GLOBAL, and "Marteiro", a Canadian film centre film. Today, as an inspirational flamenco guitarist and composer he has thrilled sold-out audiences in both North America and Europe.
Composer's performance affiliation: SOCAN (Canada)