November 2011 Encuentro Archives

11/3/2011 Encuentro

Both segments (music and literature) of this program are dedicated to “Día de los muertos”. It includes an “ofrenda musical” consisting of listener’s requests.

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11/10/2011 Encuentro

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.

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11/17/2011 Encuentro

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”.

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11/24/2011 Encuentro

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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