Chile in South America is world renowned for its folklore music and broadly falls into three different geographical zones namely central, northern and southern. The folklore from each zone has its own characteristics as well as sounds. The folk music of the Central zone is very famous in Chile.
The whole of Northern Chile was the main centre of culture and
music in the very ancient Tahuantinsuvu or the Inca Empire and later on it
came to be dominated by the Spanish.
Different forms of Chilean music download:
Among the most popular beats of music in Chile is the “Cueca” and it first appeared to the public in the year 1824. A Chilean music composer once remarked that neither music nor words have to follow any fixed rules, but only that the motives herein are generously intermingled.
The Cueca form of music is always present in a major key note
and is always written in a six to eight time with an accompaniment of three
to four. The last note in the melody is sometimes the third or fifth of the
scale but never the octave.
One of the other most popular forms of Chilean traditional songs is the Tonada. It arose from the lively music brought out by the Spanish settlers. The main difference between the Cueca and the Tonada is that there is an intermediate harmonious section or a more prominent tune in general in the Cueca and the Tonada is never danced.
Several musical groups took to Tonada as their major form of expression. Many other composers boosted up folkloric music that have done immense research in their respective areas as well as Latin American music.
Among the more popular names in music composers in Chile are the very
famous Margot Loyola who has popularized Chilean music and folk lore.
Vincente Bianchi Alarcon is also an accomplished Chilean music composer,
director and pianist.
Chilean music download became more popular between the 1930s and the 1960s when there was a rebirth of conventional folklore and thereafter became tremendously popular not only in Chile but also the whole of Latin America as well as the whole of USA. These musicians were more interested in spreading the popularity of traditional folkloric music in and around Chile.
Chilean Rock music:
The rock music saw the evolvement of the new age Chilean music download that comprised of many musical styles that were highly influenced by infamous artists like Violeta Parra and Victor Jara. Some of the well known bands from Chile were not only successful in and around the country but also penetrated deep in the international market with a great deal of commercial success.
Chilean music download has come a long way in making a mark in the international arena. During the 1970s, the Rock music scene was thriving in the whole of Chile and was immensely popular. Several bands and newer styles became a part of the Chilean music industry in the late 1990s.
The jazz rock fusion that came with great innovation and virtuosity not only went beyond the public, and became a rage in entire Chile and in many other countries around the world.