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The Elements of Music: Genres (Latin)

Updated: Feb 25, 2023

Latin music is a genre of music that originated in Latin America and has been influenced by various cultural traditions and styles from around the world. It is characterized by its use of Spanish or Portuguese lyrics, as well as its incorporation of various genres, such as salsa, reggaeton, bachata, and merengue. Latin music often features lively rhythms, percussion, horns, and guitars, and is known for its ability to get people dancing. It has influenced various genres of music, including pop and hip-hop, and has produced numerous iconic performers and songs. Today, Latin music continues to evolve and remain popular, with new artists bringing fresh perspectives and sounds to the genre. Latin music is appreciated by a diverse audience of music lovers, from casual listeners to those who value the genre's rich cultural heritage and unique musical traditions.

Music Lesson Plans: Genres (Latin)


LP 'Genre-Latin' (NCCAS_PYP_MYP) PDF
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Presentation: Genres (Latin)

Musical Genres-Latin PDF
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