News 2011

News 2011: (US) Smithsonian Folkways Magazine — Dispatches from Latin America (Fall 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Dec 17, 2011

(Although not specifically of early music content, this issue of the Smithsonian’s magazine: Folkways Magazine writes of Latin American traditional music. You may be interested in reading some of the articles. -- Ed.)

The new issue of  Smithsonian Folkways Magazine explores contemporary expressions of traditional music from Latin America: (summary of articles follows)

Cover Story: What Makes a Good Smithsonian Folkways Recording? The Sound and Story of the Salvadoran Chanchona

Artist Spotlight: Los Gauchos de Roldán: Button Accordion and Bandoneón Music from Northern Uruguay

From the Field: The long, winding, and confusingly numbered road to La India Canela’s house

Tools for Teaching: Ritmo Embolada: An Introduction to Brazilian Rhythm

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