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|40 Años A tribute to the amazing longevity of this most important group in the history of Latin American folk music. Music from Bolivia, Columbia, Argentina, Chile, and the Dominican Republic, not to mention 6 selections from Mexico. Includes a new compostion by founding member Adrian Nieto, Son de La Muerte. Go to orderform|
|35 Años Dedicated to the memory of their late group founder, Rene Villanueva, this recording covers many of the pieces that René contributed to the group through his extensive field recordings. This is the latest recording from this monumental group covering repertoire from their latest touring shows in 2001 and 2002. Incluede here is the new composition by Jose Avila, Pilcuícatl, employing pre-columbian instruments. Go to orderform|
|El Son Mexicano More material from the rich musical heritage of their native Mexico, this compilation contains material recorded as early as the late 1960's, as well as new material such as La Indita, and El Llorar. This effort explores the many sones found in Mexico including son jarocho, huasteco, abajeño, y guerrerense. Included in this collection of 19 are: La Huasanga, La Malagueña, El Cascabel, and El Relampago. Go to orderform|
|Colores Latinoamericanos--14 selections from 8 different countries. Including the haunting composition "El Necio" by the Cuban trovador, Silvio Rodriguez and Danza del Sol from the danzas de concheros of ancient Mexico. Go to orderform|
|Caminos de los Andes--for the pan-pipe lovers this is a must. Great examples from the Andean cultures of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Included is the omnipresent El Condor Pasa and 15 others. Go to orderform|
|| 30 Años
This 30th anniversary CD recaps Los Folkloristas' concert performed at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. Included are selections from Peru, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, and of course -- Mexico. Among the highlights are: "Como Pajaros en el Aire" by Peteco Carabajal, a moving tribute the the composer's mother; "Canta El Gallo", from the famous Puerto Rican ensemble "Los Pleneros de la 21"; and "Causas y Azares" from the very popular Cuban singer/songwriter Silvio Rodriguez. Go to orderform
A re-release of material recorded between 1966-1968 and nearly completes the transfer to CD of their earliest works. Taken from volumes 3 & 4 as well as the live recording from Bellas Artes (the yellow, purple, and green LP's respectively for longtime collectors) this release is a jewel of diverse Latin American favorites. Sure to please are "Las Poblanitas" and "Zambita de Mas Alla". Go to orderform
| Coplas Y Tonadas
Selections include music from Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, also includes a remake of the group's classic "Tierra Mestiza." Go to orderform
|| Cantan a los Niños
One of the group's most popular releases, this recording introduces children to the music of Latin America. To show that their music can be made from anything, the group employs many everyday objects like a clay water jug, butterfly cocoons, turtle shells, wooden boxes, and more. Includes an unforgettable rendition of "El Comal y La Olla" made famous by Cri-cri, Mexico's famous singing cricket. (Coming soon to video.) Go to orderform
| Mexico! sold out!
"Indy" award-winning recording on Flying Fish, Mexico! is a must for followers of music of this very diverse country. Includes: "Coplas de Arcadio Hidalgo," "El Mayor de los Dorados," El Pajonal," and the beautiful Mayan lullaby, "Konex Konex."
|| Nuestra América Negra
Featuring music of the African Diaspora, "Our Black America" demonstrates the strong Afro roots of Latin American music. Among the selections are a fiery version of "Son de Mayari" from Cuba, the unusual "Tonto Malembe" in 7/8 time, and the Puerto Rican "A Una Rosa." Also music of Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Haiti, Panama, and Venezuela. Go to orderform
| 25 Años
The repertory from the anniversary concert given at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in 1991. includes new recorded versions of "Danzas de Concheros," "Danza de Viejitos," "El Llorar," and "Sueno de Noche de Verano." Eleven songs in all. Go to orderform
| Concierto de Aniversario
Recorded at Teatro de la Cuidad in 1991 for the group's 25th anniversary (with no duplications from 25 Anos). A mix of selections from Bolivia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela, Panama, and Mexico. Twelve songs in all. Go to orderform
| Viaje por Latinoamerica
A rerelease of Volume 1 and Volume 2 LPs recorded in 1973, now available on compact disc. Over 65 minutes of music including "La Paloma," "Huaynos Para Guitarra," "La Mona," "Sao Benedito," "La Misionera," and others. Go to orderform
| Mexico: Horizonte Musical
Selections from Mexico released on previous Los Folkloristas recordings, available for the first time on compact disc. Included are examples of "Son Jarocho," "Son Huasteco," "Pirecuas," "Mariachi de Jalisco," "Fandango Mixteco," and original versions of the very popular pieces from the film El Norte, "Tierra Mestiza," and "Raiz Viva." Also several danzas, and three pre-columbian selections. Go to orderform
| Mexico (more)
The last of the Mexican music to be rereleased from previous early recordings by the group. More wonderful releases from south of the border including "La Huasanga," "La Renca," "Andale Y h'Ora Si," "La Tortolita," and much more. Go to orderform
| Concierto Romantico
Some of the most popular melodies from Latin America featuring the magnificent harp of Alberto de la Rosa and vocals by Alfonso Lagunes. Includes 16 beautiful renditions including: Sabor a Mi, Ella, Odiame, Piel Canela, Ansiedad, Esperanza Mia, and more. Go to orderform
|| Veracruz: Son y Huapango
NEW 35TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION!
The quintessential recordings of the exciting and distinctive music of their native Veracruz, featuring many recognizable melodies like "La Bamba," "El Cascabel," "La Cigarra," "Fandango Jarocho," and others. Available on one compact disc, or two audio cassettes: Huapango (volume 1) and Son (volume 2). Go to orderform
| Un Canto a Latinoamerica
Music of Latin America from a vareity of countries. Includes ballads like "Que Sera de ti," "A Unos Ojos," and traditional selections such as "Serenata Huasteca," "Kirpa," and "Veracruz" by Augustin Lara. Go to orderform
|Flor y Grana Flor y Grana (Flower and Seed) is a musical exploration of the field of hope: from the flower comes the fruit and the fruit gives rise to the seed, which sets off on its journey towards new life. The music of the present-new, restless, and ready to germinate new seeds-spings from the seeds of the past. The imagination re-creates and the spiral of time continues its legacy of perpetual transformation and creation.|
||Paseo Magico For children of all ages, this is the first children's album written almost in its entirety by Sotavento. Sotavento uses their expertise on Latin American rhythms and musical traditions to provide a magical musical tour of the Americas. The lyrics entice the listener to free the imagination and to join the characters of each song in a magical voyage. Lyrics are translated and a school curriculum package to accompany this recording is available upon request|
|Tal Vez A bewitching alchemy of traditional Latin American folk heritage, jazz, and classical styles. This recording offers music to dance, and music to unleash your imagination. Go to orderform|
|El Siete contains Latin American rhythms developed with classical and jazz elements, resulting in some very sophisticated music. There are two vocal pieces based on the work of the great poets Nicolas Guillen and Pablo Neruda. The pieces range from upbeat and danceable to more complex and introspective. The album is wonderfully rich and emotional. Go to orderform|
|Desvios If you like both Sotavento's original compositions as well as the more traditional fare, this recording is for you. Reflecting the makeup of Sotavento's concerts, the recording includes instrumental and vocal repertoire and includes South American folk songs as well as Sotavento's compositions. (SORRY, CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.)|
BALLET FOLKLORICO "QUETZALLI" DE VERACRUZ
| A performance from Ballet Folklorico "Quetzalli"
recorded live in Bakersfield, CA. Included are selections
from the group's home state of Veracruz, as well as from Nayarit,
Guerrero, and Nuevo Leon. Now available on DVD only.
management: At Home
booking: SRO Artists, Inc.