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TierrAdentro: Music from Argentina
June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An evening of performance that crosses the musical frontiers of Argentinean folklore, art song and improvisation.
Folklore refers to a body of popular music created in Argentina and based on indigenous dance rhythms like the zamba, cueca, chacarera, carnavalito and vidala. These songs were passed on through oral tradition and were virtually unknown outside their own region until the early 20th century.
They then became a part of Argentina’s regional and national identity. The 1950’s and 60’s, a “Boom de Folklore”, led by songwriters like Atahualpa Yupanqui and “Cuchi” Leguizamón.
TierrAdentro explores this rich trove of music, adding their own colors and textures and expanding the forms of these songs while retaining their rhythmic essence and powerful poetry.
Raquel Winnica Young – voice
Lenny Young – oboe
Tracy Mortimore – bass
Michael Hammer – piano
Jeff Berman – drums
About your visit:
The in-house restaurant 40 North will be closed but a cash bar will be available.
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