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Episode #3261

Music from Latin America

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Hear music by Afro-Cuban composer/conductor Tania León from a recently composed dance score, "Inura," on this New Sounds program.  León was born and raised in Cuba but her ancestry spans Europe, Africa, and Asia as well as the Americas.  Her score, “Inura,” is a vibrant and colorful work for voices, strings and percussion created for DanceBrazil, inspired by Candomblé.

Candomblé, like Santería in the Caribbean, is a syncretism of traditional African animism and European Catholicism that has been practiced for centuries.  We'll listen to that and other works from Latin America. 

PROGRAM # 3261, “Music of Latin America” (First aired on 10/25/2011)                                                

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RECORDING

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SOURCE

Osvaldo Golijov
(Schola Cantorum de Caracas, Alberto Grau Choir,  Orquesta La Pasión, Maria Guinand, cond.)

La Pasión Según San Marcos

Vision (Baptism On The Cross) [1:04]
Dance Of The Ensnared Fisherman [:52]
Two Days [1:40]
The Eucharist [3:52]

Hänssler Classic 98404

www.haenssler-classic.de

Tania León

In Motion

Inura [34:58]

TROY1284
www.albanyrecords.com

Osvaldo Golijov
(Schola Cantorum de Caracas, Alberto Grau Choir,  Orquesta La Pasión, Maria Guinand, cond.)

La Pasión Según San Marcos

The Arrest [2:31]
We Give Thanks To The Lord, excerpt [2:00]

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