January 2017 Encuentro Archives

This program presents a musical postcard from Gilberto’s trip to Mexico, his homeland. Tune in to listen to, and experience the feeling of, sounds and songs heard in streets, markets and plazas.

This program presents “Viajes de ida y vuelta: The Baroque in the Mexican ‘Son’ tradition”. An exploration of the sounds that shaped, “en ida y vuelta”, these vibrant, beautiful and important genres of Mexican traditional music.

This program presents “Flores nuevas de romances viejos” in the voices of María Luisa Landín, Omara Portuondo, Jaramar and Georgina Meneses; a segment in memory of the Argentinean Horacio Guarany, and the last part of “Viajes de ida y vuelta: The Baroque in the Mexican ‘Son’ tradition”.

This program presents Calypso, Fado from Portugal and songs from the Sephardic Jewish tradition.