This program presents some pieces missing from the “Ofrenda musical” for “Día de los Muertos”; Sones jarochos from Veracruz, Mexico; Andean music; Lucho Gatica, from Chile; and music from Colombia. The literature segment presents poetry by the recently deceased Tomás Segovia.
This program presents “Guaguancós” from Cuba, variations on the theme of a classic Bolero, “Dos almas”, and “Corridos” (ballads) from the Mexican Revolution. The literature segment presents segments from the conferences by Margo Glantz on Nellie Campobello’s writings about “la Revolución Mexicana”.
This program celebrates the Thanksgiving Holiday with music composed in celebration of food. It also includes a segment dedicated to the great Cuban “sonero” Benny Moré. The literature segment presents two Colombian authors: Laura Restrepo and León de Grieff.
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