For a long time, Bolivia was dominated by Spain and its attendant culture. Even after the independence, Bolivian music was largely centered on European forms. Awareness of native music, art and spirituality continued in the 1960s.
Traditional Bolivian musical instruments include the charangon, charango, ronroco, zampona, quena, hualaycho, bombo, huancara, pinquillo, tarka, toyos, reco reco, chiapya box, moseno, Andean saxophone, pututu, and sheep hooves formed into a kind of shaker and European musical instruments like violin and guitar. Musical forms like Kullawada, Bailecito, Tonada, Huayno, and Cueca are conspicuously featured in Bolivia's cultural music.
Bolivian music for a long time was based only on native music. It was in the year 1965; a quartet was formed by Edgar Yayo Jofre called as Los Jairas. At this time folk music gained popularity in almost all parts of the country. Jofre, along with Ernesto Cavour Julio Goday, Alfredo Dominguez and Gilbert Farve used traditional music in advanced form to make it pleasant to the Europeans and Urban-dwellers.
Then later, the groups like Khanata, Wara, Savia Andina, paja Brava and
particularly Los K’jarkas helped a lot to refine this fusion. Following an
adjacent but different path, singers and groups like Ruphay, Luzmila Carpio
and Grupo Aymara have extensively toured abroad and gained international
attention for their tunes and composition which took Bolivian music to the
frontline of international music.
The rest efforts in taking the Bolivian music in to the hearts of music lovers are beautifully handled by internet. Last few decades have witnessed the change of people towards the music. They have got addicted to music. Music has become an unavoidable part of life.
These modern dashes of people towards music have resulted in the
emergence of countless music sites. Bolivian music also sponsored a lot to
these sites. This introduction of music sites was a boon for the music
lovers round the globe. They have got the opportunity to listen to any music
at any time irrespective of their age, country or language sitting in the
comfort of their room.
How Bolivian music only can deviate from this path? Popularity of Bolivian music has increased ten to hundred times than ever before. Rate of Bolivian music download has increased.
Are you the one interested to hear Bolivian songs? If the answer
concludes with the union of three letters ‘YES’, then turn on your computer
instead of switch on your car to nearest audio shops. You can find hundreds
and thousands of links at your monitor waiting for a kiss of your mouse
Most of the sites offer free Bolivian music download, while some hangout for your credit card number. Make a click on their close buttons and enter the favorite sites.
You can find an ocean like collection of Bolivian music. Just pick your favorites and send them to a separate room at your desk top. Turn on the speakers to spread the fragrance of Bolivian music which takes you to the middle of angels accompanied by nightingales.