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Episode #2213

Latin American Music for Guitar

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Saturday, September 03, 2005

Up on this New Sounds, hear Latin American music for guitar and guitar-like instruments from Tex-Mex guitarist Ben Tavera King whose style incorporates elements of flamenco, American Indian music, and dare we say - New Age. Also, works by the late Argentinean folk troubadour Atahualpa Yupanqui. This Latin American world tour of guitar also makes stops in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and Brazil.

PROGRAM #2213, Latin American Music for Guitars (First aired on Thurs, 11/6/03)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Ben Tavera King y los Jazztecs

Border Crossings

En La Manana [3:30]

Folkways #37458 www.folkways.si.edu*

Ecos de Borinquen

Jibaro Hasta el Hueso

Maria Leticia [2:30]

Smithsonian Folkways #40506** www.folkways.si.edu*

Gustavo Santaolalla

Ronroco

De Ushuaia A La Quiaca [3:00]

Nonesuch#79461** www.nonesuch.com* OR
available at Amazon.com*

Ben Tavera King

Border Crossings

Algo Romantico [4:00]

See above.

John Williams

El Diablo Suelto

A Montes: Preludio de Adios [3:30]

Sony Classical #90451** www.sonyclassical.com*

Gustavo Santaolalla

Ronroco

Atacama [3:30]

See above.

Egberto Gismonti & Nana Vasoncelos

Duas Vozes

Bianca [6:30]

ECM #1279** www.ecmrecords.com*

Yo Yo Ma w/ Egberto Gismonti

Obrigado Brazil

Salvador [5:00]

Sony Classical #89935** www.sonyclassical.com*

Dino Saluzzi (w/Jose Maria Saluzzi)

Responsorium

Responso por la muerte de Cruz [9:00]

ECM #1816. See above.

Atahualpa Yupanqui

Don Ata

La Soñadora [3:30]

Tropical Music #68-956 Out of print, but available as an import through Amazon.com*

Various Artists

Harpes & Guitares D'Amerique Latin

Vasija De Barro [3:00]

Playasound #65043 Out of print, but may be available through Amazon.com*

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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