22 Ene Flamenco and romantic travelers
The romantic travelers OPENED A NEW WAY TO FLAMENCO
The romantic myth of the creation of the South as a source of inspiration acquire decisive importance in the formation and maturation of flamenco. Europeans arrive romantic inspiration flows along the eighteenth and nineteenth century mainly to Spain hands of romantic travelers, writers, musicians and artists in general to be in Spain mirror their exotic fantasies, orientalists and contrary to rationalism reducer They are living in their countries. New values emerge to the surface at that time, including the rebellion against academicism and formal, the search for the natural and spontaneous versus historiados values Ilustracióny his scholarship so that the vital, spontaneous individual is encorsetados preferred to immediate molds. Andalusia is seen as an expression of oriental westernized and their music, customs and history, become myths that excite and fascinate these travelers seeking the new, different from what we have known. In a way it is the epic of the new man, the noble savage , it was called, which has already disappeared in Europe and the US, as a result of the social changes brought about the Industrial Revolution which seek in Spain and you will find in Andalusia.