Cantos de Las Posadas and Other Christmas Songs (recorded by Elena Paz and Carlos Garcia Travesi)

Cantos de Las Posadas and Other Christmas Songs (recorded by Elena Paz and Carlos Garcia Travesi)

produced by Suni Paz, fl. 1977 and C.G. Travesi (Folkways Records, 1963), 25 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
"Of all the religious celebrations which take place in Spain and Latin American countries, Las Posadas is perhaps the most meaningful and certainly among the most colorful. Literally translated, it means the inns; figuratively, the shelters, and it refers to the quest of Mary and Joseph for shelter as they reach Bethlehem. In towns and villages throughout Mexico and other parts of the Spanish-speaking world we can still witness the re-enactment of the peregrination during the nine evenings ending with Christmas Eve..."

Elena Paz and Carlos García Travesi


"De todas las celebraciones religiosas que tienen lugar en España y otros países latinoamericanos, Las Posadas es quizás el más significativo y ciertamente uno de los más coloridos. El término hace referencia al refugio que buscaron José y María en los alrededores de Belén. En villas y poblados a lo largo de México y de otros países hispano parlantes todavía se puede ser testigo de cómo se revive esta peregrinación durante nueve noches que culminan en la Nochebuena..."

Elena Paz y Carlos García Travesi


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Content Type
Music recording
Duration
25 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Children's Song, Christmas, A Cappella
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Suni Paz, fl. 1977, C.G. Travesi
Release Date
1963
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, Mexico
Keywords and Translated Subjects
América del Sud, México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, América do Sul, México, América Central e Caribe

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