is a popular type of Afropop
styles exported from Madagascar
. This Sub-Saharan African folk music dance
originated with the Malagasy language
of Madagascar, Southern Africa. It is noted that one of the main identifier of Malagasy Music is the Salegy rhythm. Eusèbe Jaojoby
, a singer from the Sakalava
area of Madagascar
has the reputation of being the 'King of Salegy'.
Salegy is an instant dance-floor burner. It is based on a very high-BPM, in the 290BPM range, and 3/4 time signature. It could be accented it by accenting on the 3rd or the 7th beat. The chords are simple, they are mainly based around the Am key. And it contains some beautiful high-life electric guitar and syntheszed accordion lines.
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