Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia

Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia

produced by Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 24 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
“The native music of Bolivia is as varied as the landscape of that fascinating country. From the shores of Lake Titicaca 12,000 feet above sea level to the lush valleys of Cochabamba and Tarija instruments and styles of music range from the monotonous pentatonic incantation played by a group of sicuris (panpipers) in Tarabuco to the lively tonada strummed on a charango in the little market town of Tarata...”

Bernard Keiler


“La música nativa de Bolivia es tan variada como el paisaje de ese país fascinante. Desde las orillas del lago Titicaca 3.810 metros sobre el nivel del mar hasta los verdes valles de Cochabamba y Tarija, los instrumentos y los estilos musicales abarcan desde la monótona entonación pentatónica tocada por un grupo de sicuris (tocadores de zampoña) en Tarabuco hasta la vigorosa tonada rasgueada en un charango en un pequeño mercado del pueblo de Tarata...”

Bernard Keiler

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Content Type
Music recording
Duration
24 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
South American
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962
Release Date
1962
Subject
World Music, Music & Performing Arts, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe, Bolivia
Keywords and Translated Subjects
América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe

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