What is the Flamenco Garrotín?

The flamenco Garrotín is a festive and cheerful style in major mode, 2/4 time. The Garrotín originated in northern Spain near Asturias, and can include singing or dancing as well as guitar accompaniment.

As a branch of the flamenco Tangos, the Garrotín shares many musical traits common with this palo.

The renowned flamenco singer La Niña de los Peines helped establish the Garrotín as a popular palo.

Flamenco Garrotín Examples and Links

Here are some of my favorite Garrotín examples:

Sabicas – Mi Garrotín
Pepe de Lucía Y Merche Esmeralda “Garrotín”
Niña de los Peines – Garrotín
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