Music of a Spanish dance of binary compass and moderate movement. In its version for band was introduced in celebrations of the bulls (" The Grace of Dios", " Spain Cañí", " Gallito" …) Also it is used in the military parades like march, in which the regulated step is in 120 per minute. (" The Voluntarios", " San Marcial" …)

Different modalities from pasodobles

Pasodoble marches

" step-double " or " pasodoble " she is one marches light, adopted like scheduled discharge of Infantry, with a special characteristic that causes that the troops can take the regular pass. At the time it received east name of " pasodoble", or outside for military parades or bullfighting. Also the dance received the same name, that was popularized towards 1926 . One is made up with a compass of 2/4 or 6/8.

Apparently the pasodoble comes from tonadilla scenic, that was a composition that in first half of century XVIII served like conclusion as the entremeses and the scenic dances and that soon from mid the same century was used like musical interval between the acts of the comedies.

Origins of the dance

The dance originated in Spain towards 1533 is known as pasodoble and 1538 in which the woman develops an important paper. It is courted with a series of basic steps. Used in several regions for the celebration of events. She was one starts off very important for the development of the country. She is, in addition, one of the few dances of pair that are continued conserving nowadays; he is present in many celebrations (popular verbenas) and continues comprising of the tradition of all the regions of Spain . " At the beginning of century she was related to garrotín, dance of a gypsy, quite alive pair and repetitivo". Also one thinks that this dance could be originated in France, where was called pas-redouble, touched by bands for military marches from 1780 . From this country one went developing and extending to other territories like a fast march of infantry who regulated the passage of the soldiers.

The pasodoble is a very simple dance, with very free figures, reason why it is quite easy to learn it. The position of the pair is equal to the one of all the dances of hall, one before the other and with the bodies stuck slightly displaced towards the left. Its basic rate is very simple: a passage per time and is due to all along remain with the bodies in parallel and the left and right hand of the man and the woman, respectively, united. The pasodoble form leaves from the repertoire of the Spanish bands and usually consists of introduction and two main parts, with a aflamencado rate. As dances is similar to One-step; difference in the number of steps that occur when dancing and in its respective names.

The most known

  • Bullfighting: " Sighs of Spain ", " cañí Spain ", " the Grace of God " " The Montés" Cat;, " Bread and toros", " The Colored person of my Copla" (photo) " Francisco Alegre", " Amparito Roca", " The Beso", and " Place of the Ventas".
  • the Military: " Soldadito español", " The Abanico", " The Nardos", " The Corsarias", " San Marcial" or " The Voluntarios"
  • Popular: " Canary Islands ", " In er Mundo" or " Breezes of Málaga"
  • Band : Paquito the Chocolatero, " Celebration in Benidorm", " Petrel Pasodoble" " Agostense" joy;, " Educandos de Benejúzar", " Pepe Antón", etc.

Also fantastic pasodobles of the Mexican teacher Agustín Lara like are due to emphasize " Silverio Pérez", " The Novillero" or " Fermín".

Bigeye tunas and pasodobles

At the moment, one of the ways by which alive east has stayed rate (to part of bands ) are Bigeye tunas university, originating musical groupings of Century XII . Nowadays, the pasodobles comprise important of the repertoire of these groupings, are of Spain or other regions of the world. One of the elements characteristic of the pasodobles interpreted by the bigeye tunas, is the vistosidad, since, in addition, (to play with different part from the body, without losing the rate), Baile de Bandera (to move the standard of the Bigeye tuna to the rate of the song) and Baile de Capa are accompanied with certain denominated pirouettes Fantasy to Pandereta (to shake the layer emulating to the movement of the bullfigthers). The songs more interpreted by the bigeye tunas are, among others: " The Colored person of my Copla" (Julio Rosemary of Towers), " Three Guapa" Times;, " Párate", " Brujo" district;, etc. besides counting on pasodobles created exclusively for Bigeye tuna, like: " The Tapes of my Capa", " Compostelana" bigeye tuna;, " Bigeye tuna of Ingenieros" ; considering that each Bigeye tuna, in its majority has a pasodoble created by they themselves, who, to Hymn way are the symbol these.

Pasodobles of band

pasodoble of band is perhaps one of the richer styles, as far as variety and quality of the compositions. Several modalities of pasodobles for band exist:
  • Pasodobles de Concierto : like Puenteáreas, the Grace of God, Them Fogueres of San Juan or the Pasodoble Petrel.
  • Pasodobles Festeros : like Paquito the Chocolatero, Ferrús Takings, Xavia, Celebration in Benidorm or Cristianos Monfortinos…
  • Pasodobles Bullfigthers : like Greus Nugget, Spain Cañí, In " er" World or Amparito Rock…
  • Pasodobles Morning call (despertá): like Joy Agostense, Brave Francisco, Despertá in Enguera…
  • Fantasy of Pasodoble: contemporary works regarding the sort.

All the national bands ( Spain ) nourish mainly their repertoires of this sort. The most popular composers, as well as the bands of greater prestige are in Valencian Community and Mediterranean zones. In this community, each greater population of 2,000 inhabitants counts on, at least one Band, that can be policeman - supported by the city council or deprived - cultural association, in the majority of the cases.

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