Again, we say to all lovers of dance and the special form of Flamenco. What is it that draws one to this art? The dances are lively and full of spirited tempo, but most often the songs are sad and speak of loss, regret, and the darker side of life. So much of Flamenco or (CANTE JONDO) has always been made difficult to understand partly by its performers and by others with different perspectives. This creates an ambiguity which is present in all forms of art. The tensions pull in different directions with the off beating and crossing rhythms and mournful strains of the cante reflecting the universal. In reality, the dance is not a choreography, but a series of fragments arranged together and linked with phrases to open and close each variation. This unique structure makes it possible to extend or reduce the dance. Because flamenco is unwritten, it is open-ended in a continuous chain of rhythm into infinity.
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