No Habanera


No Habanera
The Grand Piano presents the main theme directly from the first bar. Accompaniment and a bass line is added. Later on, there is also an electric piano and a marimba, playing variations of the main theme. Solos with guitar and electric cello appear later.
The title No Habanera refers to the habanera rhythm that get's an important role in the middle of the piece, and the general soundstage with the marimba, but this piece is NOT a real habanera! Habanera is a slow dance, with origins in Cuba, named after the city of Havana. One of the world's most famous habaneras appear in the classical opera Carmen by composer Georges Bizet. For more details, click here:Habanera details


Listen to the beginning of No Habanera (3 min.) as .mp3 file (opens in new tab)


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