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.
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.
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.