Lamentos De Morro

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This flamenco piece was written by Paco Pena and appears on his 1987 album  Azahara. It’s a Guajiras which is a flamenco form or Palos which is based on the Cuban Punto Guajira Cubana. Basically it’s a 12/8 rhythm which comes back to a rhythm that looks like this:

Guajiro is a Spanish word that designates white farmers from Cuba. It is a Cante De Ida y vuelta which comes from Cuban folk music.