the Origins of Plena y Bomba

the Origins of Plena y Bomba

The “plena” and “bomba” are still thriving in Puerto Rico. Like the Calypso from Trinidad, the “plena” is characterized by its simplicity and repetition, like all folkloric music, it is spontaneous expression of everyday occurrences. In Puerto Rico, it was influenced by people with African heritage. Themes included religion, local and national events, recipes, advice, […]

Puerto Rican Institute of Music – Instituto Puertorriqueño de Música

Puerto Rican Institute of Music – Instituto Puertorriqueño de Música

Instituto Puertorriqueño de Música Puerto Rican Institute of Music 2661 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133 • (267) 240 8111 info@ipmusica.com            www.ipmusica.com            ipm.prim@gmail.com   HORAS DE OFICINA: Se requiere cita previa.   Lunes:          8:00 AM a 10:30 AM                      7:30 PM a […]