Breathe deep
The poetry of hands, 24

The accented beat is heard first


Sheet music: a Mario Gangi Bulerías; Jose De Azpiazu; 1956

Bulerías is a high-spirited song and dance that has a fast and lively rhythm (the fastest in all of flamenco). “It provides enormous scope for improvisation on the part of dancers, singers and guitarists. It is wild, frenzied and lively, but nevertheless contains the germ of sorrow that is almost always present in flamenco.” (via

Listen to a Bulerías rhythm: 


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