As a percussion instrument, the Konka drum is deeply loved by people for its dynamic, energetic and humanized timbre.The original use of Konka drums appeared in Latin music.
In the history of Latin music, most of the music was centered on rhythm, and it was naturally inseparable from percussion instruments.
Konka drum is one of the most important percussion instruments in Latin music, and its dynamic, energetic and humanized tone is deeply loved by people. Latin music is music with a Latin American style.
Latin America is a region with a large number of ethnic groups and diverse music cultures. Therefore, Latin music is also a diversified fusion music formed by the fusion of various kinds of music. This mixed music mainly has three types. composed of factors:
(1) Indian music culture
Before 1492, Indian music culture became the mainstream of American music culture at that time; after 1492, the rhythm and rhythm of Indian music gradually mixed with European rhythm and rhythm, thus forming a new and distinctive Latin American music form. Musical culture is an important part of modern Latin music.
The music culture of the Indians can be roughly classified into the following points according to different geographical conditions: the music of the Indians is closely related to life, and is combined with labor, and dance, so they have simple melody.
This characteristic is manifested in some local folk songs, which form a unique style with the pentatonic scale without semitones; the music rhythm of the Indians is relatively simple, and in the traditional music of the Indians, there is no harmony in the European music system.
Another characteristic of Indian music is that there are no stringed instruments, their traditional instruments are wind and percussion instruments in various forms.
(2) European music culture with the Iberian Peninsula as the main body
The Spanish and Portuguese music cultures of the Iberian Peninsula in Europe share the generality of Western European music culture on the one hand, and are uniquely influenced by the music left over from various ethnic groups on the other hand.
The rhythm and dance of European music is combined with the foundation of popular regions, and presents a unique stylistic trend.
Many of them are three-time music, but they do not simply emphasize strong beats, but divide each beat into small The time value of the beat forms a colorful and unique rhythm.
In addition, the refinement of the time value produces complex and rich rhythms. The fusion of such rhythms with Indian music rhythms, especially with African music rhythms, produces more colorful rhythm types.
(3) African music culture
African music has an inherent good and rich sense of rhythm, which is the biggest feature of African music. They use a variety of percussion instruments to produce colorful rhythms and beats.
The rhythm of their music is roughly based on the second time, but it is not simple and rigid. It usually uses two or three or even more than three rhythms. At the same time, they overlap and mix the rhythm, and constantly add syncopation to produce a dynamic rhythm dynamic.