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Verdiales are a Flamenco music style, and song form belonging to Canté Chico.

Originating near the Spanish port of Málaga in Andalusia, it is based upon the fandango. For this reason, the Verdiales are sometimes known as Fandangos de Málaga..

Normally played in the key of E major (rarely, A minor), the Verdiales have a 12-count rhythm similar to the Soleares, and Bulerias.

Listen to a Verdiales(2:18, 502Kb). This example shows some of the more common falsetas you are likely to hear at an informal Flamenco performance.

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