Inside The Music: Puerto Rican Folk Music
February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bomba! Plena! Danza! From Africa to Spain, join Bassoon Fellow Francisco Joubert Bernard to discover Puerto Rico´s most popular folkloric music styles their origins and race connotations. Emphasis will be placed on how race and social status shaped these genres. In addition, throughout the lecture, myths, such as where salsa originally comes from or where the reguetón rhythym came from, will be debunked.