About Flamenco...‎ > ‎Palo (form)‎ > ‎

Alegrías

Alegrías is in 12. It sometimes feels like 1 is in front, sometimes 12. Typical emphases are

 >         >          >     >      >
12 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11

or

 >         >              > >      >
12 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11

The macho for Alegrías is the Bulería.

Here is a lovely, traditional performance:

Here is a more modern performance with the dancer wearing a "Bata de Cola" (dress with a tail)


Here is a video showing some Alegrías (the start is cut off) with the Macho starting about 1:40

Sara Baras


You should be able to match the 5-year old attitude:

Silvia Moreno (Sevilla)



Melisa Maciuk



Rafael Campallo


Male vs female style...

HERENCIA FARRUCO & EL CARPETA


Do they dance Alegrías in Jerez? Why yes, they do...

Rocio Marin


Most dances have an Escobilla (sweeping the floor) section. Here is one for
Alegrías:

Laura Gonzales