Besides Grave in Spanish, Tumba can refer to: Places: Music: People: Sports: Other: ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumba
The tumba is a kind of long, thin drum, whose pitch depends on the part of the head being hit. Tumbas appear in Leroy Anderson`s Jazz Pizzicato (1949) and Fiddle-Faddle (1952), Hans Werner Henze`s opera The English Cat (1983), as well as the music of various Latin American dance bands. Also Karlheinz Stockhausen`s Kreuzspiel (1951). ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumba_(drum)
The Kongo place stone figures called tumba (a Ki-Kongo word, pl. bitumba) on the graves of powerful people. Bitumba were created in Zaire and Angola during the nineteenth century and the first part of the twentieth. The term tumba comes from the old Portuguese word for `tomb”— this genre may have been inspired by grave monuments...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumba_(Kongo)
Tumba is a musical form native to Aruba and Curaçao. It is of African origin, although the music has developed since it was introduced on the island in the 17th century. The Curaçao-born composer Jan Gerard Palm was the first composer to write Curaçao tumbas. The lyrics can be very explicit. Nowadays the Tumba takes influences fr...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumba_(music)
Characteristic musical form of Curacao.
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