Rumba Guaguanco
Cuba (in 4/4)


Tumba
Version 1
 
B - - B B - O -
B - - S B - O -
Tumba
Version 2
 
H T - B H T O -
H T - M H T O -
Tumba
Version 3
 
B - - B B - O B
B - - B B - O B
Segundo
 
B - B B B - B B
O - B O B - B B
Segundo
Folklorico Style
 
- S S B H T B S
O - S O H T B S
Segundo
Tres Golpes
 
T - T B T - T S
O - T T T - T T
Segundo
Tres Golpes
 
- S S B - S B S
O - S O - S B S
Segundo
Havana Style
 
- M M B - M - M
O - M O - M - M
Segundo
Matanzas Style
 
H T H T H T H M
O - - M H T H T
Quinto
Version 1
 
- O O - - - - S
- - - O - - - -

- S S - - O - O
- - - S - - - -
Quinto
Version 2
 
- S - - - - - O
- - - S - - - -

- O O - - S - S
- - - O - O - -
Two Drum
Hi  
- B - - B - - -
O - - O - - - -
Lo  
B - - B - - O -
- - - - - - O -
Two Drum
Folklorico Style
Hi  
- S S B H T - S
O - S O H T - S
Lo  
- - - - - - O -
- - - - - - O -
Clave
 
C - - C - - - C
- - C - C - - -
Palitos
 
P - P P - P - P
P - P - P P - P
Guaguanco is a medium to fast tempo music for a playful courtship dance in which the man and woman move together and apart and the man tries to slyly introduce the 'vacunao' or pelvic thrust. The woman coyly resists and finally relents and receives the man's energy.



Symbol Key
B = Bass
O = Open Tone
S = Slap
  H = Heel (palm)
T = Toe (fingers)
M = Muff (muffled tone)
  C = Clave
X = Bell
P = Palitos (stick)
Play underlined notes with your 'strong' hand.




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