1 Feb 2014

Around the World in 80 Tunes - Catalan Rumba

From Around The World in 80 Tunes, 4:05 pm on 1 February 2014

When people think of the gypsy music of Spain, it is of course flamenco that springs to mind. But something different happened in the proud region of Catalonia that boasts the jewel of Barcelona as its capital. Their music took on a new flavour, brought from across the seas. Barnie Duncan explores the exciting hybrid of rumba catalana.