Payada

The payada is competitive composing and singing of verses native to Argentina, Uruguay, southern Brasil, and parts of Paraguay, also called paya in Chile. It is a performance of improvised ten-line verse called D├ęcimas usually accompanied by guitar. The performer is called a `payador`, and in performances two or more payadores will compete to p.....
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payada

(from the article `gaucho literature`) Spanish American poetic genre that imitates the payadas (`ballads`) traditionally sung to guitar accompaniment by the wandering gaucho minstrels of ...
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payada

(from the article `Uruguay`) ...is a folk dance performed at Carnival mainly by Uruguayans of African ancestry. The guitar is the preferred musical instrument; and, in a popular ...
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