Music of Honduras

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Music of Honduras Topics
Reggaeton
Paranda
Bachata
Classical music Punta
Merengue Hip Hop
Latin pop Cumbia
Salsa Reggae
Techno Electronic Music
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Central American music
Belize - Costa Rica - El Salvador - Guatemala - Honduras - Nicaragua - Panama

The music of Honduras is very varied. Punta is the main "ritmo" of Honduras with other sounds such as Caribbean salsa, merengue, reggae, and reggaeton all widely heard especially in the North, to Mexican rancheras heard in the interior rural part of the country. Honduras' capital Tegucigalpa is an important center for modern Honduran music, and is home to the College for Fine Arts.[1]

Folk music is played with guitar, marimba and other instruments. Popular folk songs include La ceiba and Candú.

Popular Music[edit]

Honduras has produced several well-known musicians such as:

Reggaeton has been popular in the country for many years, and Honduras has emerged as a leading producer of artists. Notable artists include:

  • Raggamofin Killas
  • El Pueblo
  • Los Bohemios Del Reggaeton
  • DJ Slyfox
  • DJ Sy (Syrome)
  • Bullaka Family
  • Yerbaklan

Music Institutions[edit]

There is an Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Honduras (a national orchestra) and the College for Fine Arts, located in Comayagua.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2005-05-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Articles[edit]

  • Campos Fonseca, Susan: “Historia compensatoria y Filosofía: Un caso centroamericano”, en BABAB, Nº33, verano, España, 2008, ISSN · 1575-9385. Disponible en:
  • Brill, Mark. Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, 2nd Edition, 2018. Taylor & Francis ISBN 1138053562
  • http://www.babab.com/no33/susan_campos.php