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Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia

Various Artists
Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia

“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

Track Listing

101
Quenita Aymara musicians 1:05
102
Saucecito Aymara musicians 1:21
103
Kollauita Aymara musicians 1:53
104
Ceremonial Quechua musicians 2:15
105
Tonada de San Roque Mestizo musicians 2:14
106
Tonada Mestizo musicians 1:38
201
Tonada Quechua musicians 1:59
202
Alegria Quechua musicians 1:32
203
Narnajita Quechua musicians 2:18
204
Contrapunto Mestizo musicians 2:04
205
Flor Imilla - Flor Imilia Aymara musicians 0:57
206
Tonada de la Cruz Mestizo musicians 1:24
207
Tonada de Pascuas Mestizo musicians 1:31
208
Tonada de San Roque Mestizo musicians 1:38

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