This program includes Danzones and other genres of Cuban music, as well as music from Mexico and Argentina. The literature segment presents poetry by the Argentineans Alfonsina Storni and Jorge Luis Borges.
This program presents Boleros, Forró, from Brazil, and traditional songs (collected and arranged) by the seminal Mexican composer Manuel M. Ponce. The literature segment presents the Guatemalan writer Augusto Monterroso.
This program presents “Cantores” —some of the classic voices from Tango’s early Golden Age. Cellist Nickolai Kolarov (host of KFAI’s “Balkan Jamboree”) plays live “Estrellita” and “Sérénade espagnole”. The literature segment presents the Guatemalan writer Augusto Monterroso.