July 2012 Encuentro Archives

This program includes music from Pernambuco, Brazil, from the “Tierra Caliente” region in Mexico and from the Afro-Peruvian tradition; it also presents three voices from Oaxaca, Mexico. The literature segment presents the Argentinean “cuenta cuentos” Luis Landriscina.

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This program presents “Frida Kahlo: The music from her wake and her funeral” —the songs that were spontaneously sung by the multitude present at both events on July 13-14, 1954. The music part of the program concludes with examples of “Chamamé”. The literature segment presents poetry by Rosario Castellanos read by the author herself.

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This program presents a survey of the Latin American “Nueva canción” movement with some of its best known pioneers. The literature segment is dedicated to Pablo Neruda, from Chile.

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This program celebrates Peru’s Independence Day. Special guest John Terrazas brings his homeland to KFAI sharing with us Peruvian “música criolla”.

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