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Var är svänget? - En undersökning av hur afrokubanska musiktraditioner kommer till uttryck i Ñico Rojas musik

Lundquist, Erik (2006)
Malmö Academy of Music
Abstract
The purpose of this study has been to examine how Afro-Cuban musical traditions and concepts are integrated in compositions for solo guitar by the Cuban guitarist and composer Ñico Rojas and how this can be expressed in the performance of his music by a classical guitarist. For this purpose a guide to Rojas music, which is included in this report, was written based on literature about Afro-Cuban music. Then a classical guitarist learned to play a piece by Rojas with help from the written guide. The result was examined using recordings of the guitarist's interpretations and an interview with him. The conclusion is that different aspects of the Afro Cuban musical tradition are present in Rojas? music, but that the concept of the clave was... (More)
The purpose of this study has been to examine how Afro-Cuban musical traditions and concepts are integrated in compositions for solo guitar by the Cuban guitarist and composer Ñico Rojas and how this can be expressed in the performance of his music by a classical guitarist. For this purpose a guide to Rojas music, which is included in this report, was written based on literature about Afro-Cuban music. Then a classical guitarist learned to play a piece by Rojas with help from the written guide. The result was examined using recordings of the guitarist's interpretations and an interview with him. The conclusion is that different aspects of the Afro Cuban musical tradition are present in Rojas? music, but that the concept of the clave was the most useful aspect for the classical guitarist that interpreted the music of Ñico Rojas in this study. (Less)
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author
Lundquist, Erik
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Ñico Rojas, clave, el feeling, klassisk gitarr, classical guitar, Afro-Cuban music, afrokubansk musik, Latin-American music, latinamerikansk musik, Cuba, Kuba, Musicology, Musikvetenskap
language
Swedish
id
1321767
date added to LUP
2007-02-12
date last changed
2007-02-12
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study has been to examine how Afro-Cuban musical traditions and concepts are integrated in compositions for solo guitar by the Cuban guitarist and composer Ñico Rojas and how this can be expressed in the performance of his music by a classical guitarist. For this purpose a guide to Rojas music, which is included in this report, was written based on literature about Afro-Cuban music. Then a classical guitarist learned to play a piece by Rojas with help from the written guide. The result was examined using recordings of the guitarist's interpretations and an interview with him. The conclusion is that different aspects of the Afro Cuban musical tradition are present in Rojas? music, but that the concept of the clave was the most useful aspect for the classical guitarist that interpreted the music of Ñico Rojas in this study.},
  author       = {Lundquist, Erik},
  keyword      = {Ñico Rojas,clave,el feeling,klassisk gitarr,classical guitar,Afro-Cuban music,afrokubansk musik,Latin-American music,latinamerikansk musik,Cuba,Kuba,Musicology,Musikvetenskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Var är svänget? - En undersökning av hur afrokubanska musiktraditioner kommer till uttryck i Ñico Rojas musik},
  year         = {2006},
}