Evolution and Structure in Flamenco Harmony

  title={Evolution and Structure in Flamenco Harmony},
  author={Peter Lamarche Manuel},
  journal={Current Musicology},
The unprecedented vogue and revitalization of flamenco since the early 1960s have generated a considerable amount of scholarly literature on the subject, written primarily by Spaniards. These studies, while contributing greatly to our understanding of flamenco in its historical and social context, have tended to avoid less overtly humanistic subjects, including any analytical discussion of the structural aspects of flamenco as music per se. Hence, such a topic as the structure of flamenco… 

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