flamenco flamenco  /flə ˈmɛŋ ˌkoʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
  2. (n) a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet

Usage(s):

  1. Along with the bullfights and the Prado, Spain's fabled flamenco dancing is something every tourist wants to see.
  2. The flamenco star speaks of Valds with near reverence; he calls him maestro.
  3. From his sisters he learned to dance flamenco, and from his mother he inherited a bold sense of color.

News

  • Thursday, June 6

    by mv-voice.com Music: 'Acoustic gypsy guitar and love ballads' Flamenco guitarist Dani will perform from 5 to 11 p.m. tonight, June 6, at Morocco's Restaurant at 873 Castro St. in Mountain View. Torres specializes in the sounds of the Roma of southern Spain.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Mountain View Voice

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Quotes

  1. And when asked what type of music he'd like to listen to at the disco, Aragones replied: "I like every kind of music but if it's flamenco then so much the better."
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Luis Aragones Source: AFP

  2. "We're just worried about ourselves. We were fortunate enough to be teamed up with authentic flamenco dancers and have learned from the best," says Virtue. "You have to stay true to the culture."
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Tessa Virtue Source: Reuters

  3. Lippa told Playbill.com, "The score's very character-based, and each of the characters sings in [his or her] own language. Gomez is represented by Flamenco-style Spanish music; and Wednesday is represented by a certain amount of contemporary pop...
    on Dec 8, 2009 By: Andrew Lippa Source: Playbill.com

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