The first hour of this program presents music from Cuba and Colombia and a full ½ hour dedicated to Copla Asturiana, from Northwest Spain. The second hour includes music from Mexico. The literature segments presents “Nuestra América”, the classic essay by the Cuban José Martí.
This program presents music from Cuba and from Mexico, including a small tribute to the Mexican composer Manuel Esperón. The literature segment presents “Modesta Gómez”, from the book “Ciudad Real”, by the Mexican writer Rosario Castellanos.
The first hour of this program presents music from Argentina and Uruguay as well as some examples of “canciones de lucha”. The second hour includes music from Paraguay and from Northern Mexico. The literature segment presents the first part of a dialog on literature with the Nobel Prize Mario Vargas Llosa.