The first hour includes Andean and Venezuelan music, a small homage to the Uruguayan José Carbajal, “El sabalero” (who passed away on October 21), and music from Michoacán, Mexico. The third ½ hour is a homage to the Spaniard poet Miguel Hernández in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The literature segment presents “Luvina”, by the Mexican author Juan Rulfo.
The first ½ hour presents a Caribbean approach to the music of great European masters. The second ½ hour is entirely dedicated to the Latin American guitar tradition. The third ½ hour consists of some traditional Mexican songs. The literature segment is a dramatized version of a few excerpts of the second chapter of “Don Quijote de la Mancha”.
The whole first hour of this program is in observance of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution. It presents some of the best known “corridos” (ballads) that chronicled the Revolution and have kept alive and vibrant not only the memory of its most important events but also that of the men and women who were part of them. Jorge Gómez, from “Tiempo Libre” is the guest in the third ½ hour. The literature segment is a dramatized version of a few excerpts of chapters XVI and XVII of “Don Quijote de la Mancha”.