Music can be said as the valuable gift presented by the god to the nature. Musicians round the globe have taken the fragrance of the music from the nature and delivers in it different faces. At present music plays an important role in the life of people and became an inevitable part. No doubt music is the best form of entertainment which most of the people prefers..
Like other countries and states Galicia also holds its own music background. Traditional Galician music has Celtic roots and has some similarities with the adjacent areas of northern Portugal and Cantabria. Like that of the Balearic Islands, traditional music can be characterized by extensive use of bagpipes.
Even though bagpipes are related with the traditions of Galicia or Scotland they are also found in several European counties. Gaita or bagpipes is said to very popular by 15th century. Around 19th century, Gaita suffered a decline and took rebirth around 1970s and makes its presence even today. Carloz Nuriez is the one celebrated person to mention related with Gaitas.
Some other traditional musical instruments in Galician music include snare-drums called as tamboril and a type of drum called bombo. Galician bagpipes have three important varieties though there can be found exceptions and unique instruments. These include grileria, tumbal and redonda.
Tunes coming out of gaita are usually songs with the sound either supporting the instruments or taking turns with it. The most popular type is muneria found both in Galicia and Asturias. Other Galician music tunes use different steps. They include carballesa, redonda, ribeirana, chouteria and contrapaso.
The best-known and oldest form of Galician music is the alala. This is a type of chanting. Social dances of Galician music are called as Dances Baile. These all form of Galician music can be enjoyed as a local fiesta.
Recently, several Galician folk musicians have regarded Galician music to be at least partiality ‘Celtic’ in origin. But this is the case of modern commercial Galician folk-rock and folk is strongly influenced by Scottish and Irish traditions. Nowadays Galicia is a strong player on international Celtic folk scene.
As a result factors of pre-industrial Galician tradition have integrated into the modern Celtic folk repertoire and style.
Slow but steadily rising growth of Galician music has inspired several online musical sites to take the tracks of Galician music. This helped a lot to increase the popularity of Galician music round the globe. Music lovers round the globe greeted the track and beats of Galician music with both hands. There are several online Galician musical sites which provide you evergreen, old or latest Galician music songs.
So there is no need for you to drive to the nearest CD shop in search of your favorite Galician music tracks. It is there at your fingertips. Just move to the computer and search in the internet. You can get countless online musical sites of Galician music with in a blink time. Just select the favorite site and click download. That’s all. Turn on your speakers and get thrilled with Galician music beats..