Anthology of Central and South American Indian Music

Anthology of Central and South American Indian Music

produced by Alan Lazar (Folkways Records, 1975), 1 hour 34 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
"At one time the area or Central and South America was the home of diverse Indian cultures and civilizations ranging from the nomadic hunters of Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia, to the river and forest peoples of the Amazon, to the military empires of the Andes and Central Mexico, to the theocratic states of southern Mexico and Guatemala. Many of the peoples that once inhabited these lands today are extinct or on the verge of extinction. Others have been assimilated into the dominant European culture and have given up the traditional ways. Perhaps the largest number though have remained, almost if in historical limbo, conquered but not assimilated..."
Alan Lazar

"Hubo un tiempo en el que el área de Centro y Sur América fue el hogar de varias culturas indígenas: comprendía a los cazadores-recolectores de Tierra del Fuego y la Patagonia, a los pueblos que habitaban los ríos y selvas del Amazonas, a los imperios militares de los Andes y el centro de México y a los estados teocráticos de Guatemala y el sur de México. Muchas de las culturas que una vez habitaron estas tierras están hoy extintas o en el camino de extinguirse. Otras han sido asimiladas dentro de la cultura europea dominante y abandonado sus prácticas tradicionales. Pero quizás la mayoría ha permanecido en una especie de limbo histórico, conquistados pero no asimilados..."
Alan Lazar


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Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 34 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Song, Traditional, Ritual, Work Song, American Indian
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Alan Lazar
Release Date
1975
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
Keywords and Translated Subjects
América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe

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