Alla va Candela by La Familia Valera Miranda (Rhythm and metre (Moderate…
Alla va Candela
by La Familia Valera Miranda
Intended for dance and based on improvisation.
Cuban son - fusion of music from Spain
- guitars, cuatro, double bass and functional harmony.
- syncopation, layered rhythms, call & response and percussion.
Less regular - intro & bolero followed by alternation of chorus sections, with cuatro solo in the middle and finishing the vocal improvisation,
Functional harmony with limited range of chords - I and II
More adventurous in cuatro solo with parallel 4ths.
Melody dominated homophony.
Monophonic at start - cuatro
Call and response
Wider range - 12th
Falling 5ths are the end of phrases
Rapid repeated notes
Rhythm and metre
Moderate duple time
Accelerando into son
2-3 son clave rhythm