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Glosa

  • Language: Catalan
  • Region: Catalan Countries
  • Improviser: Glosador
  • Description:  Verses are improvised in Catalan in both Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and Valencia. There are variations in the improvising method according to the geographical area: "glosa", "garrotin", "corranda", etc. They are currently enhancing the transmission channels, there are young people learning how to improvise, and more and more women are involving themselves in this type of singing.
  • Videos on the Internet: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=glosadors+or+gloses+or+corrandes+or+garrotins
  • Fact sheet in Kulturartea Mapa