Flamenco is undoubtedly the most important musical-cultural phenomenon in Spain, and its huge resurgence in popularity has seen its profile reaching out far beyond its Andalucían homeland. Flamenco artists are creating work at the cutting edge while keeping firmly attached to 'deep song' roots. Powered by poetry and wit, evoking every emotion from despair to joy, melancholy to happiness, anger to serenity, doubt to pleasure, The Rough Guide To Flamenco (Second Edition) showcases this dramatic and passionate musical genre.
'Anybody wanting a quick immersion in all varieties of flamenco should get this.' The Independent On Sunday