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20th of April 2018

Music in Tenerife, Spain is a fusion of influences from the Guanchos – who are native of the island, the Africans, Europeans, Latin Americans, and of course, the Spanish culture. Yet despite these influences, the island was still able to keep its own taste of music. In fact, its folk music scene is still popular to many people, especially in the town of La Orotava.

The Timple

An important element of a traditional Canarian folk music is an instrument calledtimple”. Also referred to as a Canarian guitar, the timple is like ukulele with four or five strings that produce a light, high-pitched music. The instrument was introduced after the Spanish conquest and has since then been accompanying a number of traditional Canarian music. Nowadays, the instrument is still used to play various music from jazz to traditional Baroque to pop music.

Modern Tenerife Music

Despite being in the Atlantic Ocean, Tenerife was still able to keep up with some of the major musical trends in the country such as rock, jazz, and even hip hop. With its mix of culture, modern Tenerife music has already produces several world-class artists – with style and musicality that stands out.

If you are trying to look for a music venue in Tenerife, this list may help you:

Auditorio de Tenerife

Calle de la Constitucion, 1

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 56 86 00

Emiliano Taller Musical SL.

Calle Miguel de Cervantes,Edif Don Bosco, Locales 3 y 4

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 33 61 91

Saturn

C.C. Tres de Mayo, C/ Nivaria Tejera, 2

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 84 93 00

Real Musical Canarias

Calle de San Lucas, 14

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 27 63 54

Daily Price

Calle Galcerán, 3

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 24 26 42

Conservatorio Profesional de MúsicaAv el Paso, 29

San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 82 16 64

Musicanarias S.L.

Av el Paso, 29

San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

+34 922 82 16 64

 



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