January 2012 Encuentro Archives

1/5/2012 Encuentro

This program presents some of the songs and sounds heard during my recent trip to Mexico. The program also includes music from Uruguay and a revisit to “the art of the Bandoneón”. The literature segment presents Francisco Prieto, from Cuba.

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1/12/2012 Encuentro

This program presents “sones jarochos” and “sones huastecos”, from México; music from Haiti; Barbarito Torres, from Cuba; and Alfredo Zitarrosa, from Uruguay. The literature segment presents a short story by the Venezuelan Alberto Barrera Tyszka.

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1/19/2012 Encuentro

This program presents music from the Mexico-US Border, some traditional Mexican songs and plenty of Brazilian music. The literature segment presents poetry by the Nicaraguan Rubén Darío.

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1/26/2012 Encuentro

A special program entirely dedicated to Violeta Parra, the great Chilean songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and icon of the Latin American New Song Movement. The program presents well-known and not-so-well-known songs composed and/or rescued by Violeta —interpreted by herself and other important Latin American interpreters.

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