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L - flamenco glossary

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

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LARGO: The flamenco interpreter that is very knowledgeable of the style or styles that develop, especially one who has mastered an ample repertoire of styles.

LASTIMAR: Referring to flamenco song it indicates to hurt or to ‘move’ the listener.

LETRA: A set or verses or stanzas that constitute the song and enclose the message of the song.

LEVANTAR (el cante): A phrase signifying that the flamenco singer, on a given moment of the interpretation of a style, introduces in one of the verses or in one of the thirds, a higher tone. Usually, the rising of the song is produced when a macho or change is applied to the manner of ending.

LIGADO: Right-hand guitar technique that consists of making a note sound without specifically playing it. The sound is the effect of raising or lowering while playing the previous note to which becomes bound.

LIGAR: In reference to flamenco song it refers to harmoniously executing the thirds of the song without pauses, without weakening the characteristics of its style.

LLAMADA: In flamenco dance it refers to the set of first movements that the dancer performs at the beginning of the desplante; it is intended to be a signal to the guitarist.