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G - flamenco glossary

compilation: © Flamenco.ru
translation: Ana Ruiz
updated: 01.06.2010

A B C Ch D E F G H I J K L LL M N Ñ O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

GANGUEO: Guttural vibrato that is appreciated in the interpretation of certain songs when the singer tends to transform into ‘j’ the final ‘s’ of certain words.

GENERAL: Term applied to an interpreter of flamenco art who has mastered very many styles.

GOLPE: Percussion usually performed with the middle and ring finger on the cover of the guitar, of rhythmic form and generally accompanies the song.

GOLPEADOR: Plastic sheet that adheres to the cover of the guitar for protection when played with golpes.

GORJEO: A type of embellishment or floreo that is performed in song; a group of successive notes sung over one sole syllable. They are trills made with the throat, as in water movement in the throat.

GUITARRA: Principal instrument of flamenco, that with its special sound, most adequately marks the rhythm. Guitar.