The first hour of this program presents a sampling of Spaniard musical traditions. The third ½ hour consists of songs by the Mexican composer Agustín Lara. The literature segment presents the second and last part of “Lección de cocina” by the Mexican writer Rosario Castellanos.
This program presents “La Petenera” in Mexican and Spaniard music, a segment dedicated to the recently deceased Facundo Cabral and a small exploration of connections (if any) between Tarantellas and Andean music. The literature segment presents a few texts by the Mexican Jorge Ibargüengoitia.
This program continues exploring the connection (if any) between Italian Tarantellas and Latin American music. It also includes some examples of the “Zapateado” tradition and music from “tierra caliente” in Mexico. The literature segment presents the first part of the lecture “Socialismo: realidad y utopía” given in 2005 by the recently deceased writer and philosopher Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez.
This program continues exploring the “zapateado” tradition. It also includes Daniel Santos, from Puerto Rico, and the recently deceased Joe Arroyo, from Colombia. The program also celebrates Peruvian Independence Day (today, July 28). The literature segment presents the second and last part of the lecture “Socialismo: realidad y utopía” given in 2005 by the recently deceased writer and philosopher Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez.
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