Translation of calypso in Spanish:


calipso, n.

Pronunciation /kəˈlɪpsoʊ/ /kəˈlɪpsəʊ/

See Spanish definition of calipso

nounplural calypsoes, plural calypsos

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    calipso masculine
    • West Indian calypso and reggae music are both popular.
    • The disc is full of salsa, trip-hop, acid jazz, calypso and reggae beats.
    • Two forms of native Trinidadian music - calypso and steel drum music - have become famous throughout the world.
    • Favorite types of music include calypso, reggae, and religious hymns.
    • In addition to American and British music, reggae, calypso, and Zairian music are popular.
    • The project has formed a band called Raw Energy which fuses reggae, African rhythm, calypso, rhumba and rock.
    • The Crop Over festival features costume bands, folk music, and calypso competitions.
    • The 31-year-old singer blends the best of Caribbean and South London sounds, including reggae, calypso, jazz and British pop music.
    • The postcolonial period has witnessed a significant creolizing of church music, which has been influenced by calypso, reggae, and African American gospel music.
    • Reflecting an African heritage, this music combines the African ‘call-and-response’ with features of calypso and reggae.
    • The musical style is similar to West Indian calypso and reggae.
    • While listening to calypso music, many of those being entertained like to dance the limbo, a dance very popular among Grenadian Americans.
    • The steel pan is our gift to the world as is our calypso music.
    • The sound of soft calypso music drifts down from another deck as, below her, waves lap at the side of the ship.
    • Wherever you go on on this laid-back island, the palm trees sway to the sounds of soca and calypso music.
    • I don't care if it's classical, funk, salsa, reggae, calypso; it's all dance music.
    • The steel drums used in calypso music are made from these 55-gallon containers.
    • The calypso, reggae, and steel band music of Trinidad and Jamaica are also very popular.
    • Trinidad has a thriving rock music scene whose best bands blend reggae and calypso with mainstream rock.
    • Although its roots are similar to those of calypso and reggae, it is more authenticly African.
    • The bar, a cavernous construction of breeze-blocks, heaves with energy, in an easy mix of sailors and islanders, whipped up by a local band running through the year's carnival calypsos from Trinidad.
    • They had been arrested together for singing calypsos on Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain and though their careers had taken decidedly different paths, there was an intimacy to their relationship that was truly profound.