Episode #3072

New Music from Mexico

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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

We mark Cinco De Mayo with music from south of the border, from the Mayan-influenced flute playing of Horacio Franco to the electronica of Café Tacuba; with Kronos Quartet. Also, music from Lila Downs, music by Antonio Zepeda, Ariel Guzik, and more.

PROGRAM #        3072, Cinco de Mayo (First aired on 5/5/2010)                                                               





Aleks Syntek

Lección De Vuelo

Historias de danzon y de arrabal, excerpt [1:00]

EMI Latin
Available at B000QFAFFY

Lila Downs

In Paris FIP

Arenita Azul [3:26]

World Village 479027

Kronos Quartet


El Llorar (Crying) [3:38]

Nonesuch 79649

Aleks Syntek

Lección De Vuelo

Historias de danzon y de arrabal [5:27]

EMI Latin
Available at B000QFAFFY

Antonio Zepeda  

Espejo De La Noche

El Nacimiento De Huitzilopochtli [5:00]

Da Capo
Producciones Fonograficas 920309
Out of print.  

Horacio Franco

Musica Mexicana Para Flauta De Pico

Daniel Catan: Encantamiento [7:27]

Serie siglo XX, núm. 8
Out of print.  Info at

Antonio Zepeda  

Espejo De La Noche

El Sueño [4:27]

See above.

Café Tacuba


REVES: 9 (track 3) [5:01]

Warner Bros. 2 CDs #47374
Out of print.  Try B00000JMBW or

Antonio Zepeda  

Espejo De La Noche

El Reposo Del Jaguar [3:33]

See above.

Ariel Guzik


Homenaje velado a Dewa Rutji [8:32]

AG #1, available through

Kronos Quartet


12-12, excerpt [2:30]

See above.

Comments [3]

Baffled from Baffleonia, NY

and may I add...


May. 05 2010 11:14 PM
Baffled from Baffleonia, NY

Kenneth Bennett Lane: You didn't list your education in your CV. And could you please include references of 3 people you've know for at least 5 years or more.

You need to get over your shyness and learn to self-promote more effectively.

May. 05 2010 11:13 PM
Kenneth Bennett Lane, Lake Hiawatha, NJ from

Hooray for marking Cinco De Mayo with music from Mexico!! Our American culture is the only "derivative"-based treasure that enriches us all by opening up our vision and hearing to all that complements our cultural and entertainment exposure.
Kenneth Bennett Lane, Wagnerian heldentenor and opera composer: "Shakespeare" & "The Political Shakespeare" and director, the Richard Wagner Music Drama Institute, where actors are trained for the Shakespeare roles and big-voiced singers are coached for the Wagner opera roles. Website:, where one at "Recorded Selections" one may download 37 complete "Live from Carnegie Hall" selections from my 4 solo concerts in the Isaac Stern Auditorium of Carnegie Hall.

May. 05 2010 05:36 PM

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