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Villancico Yaucano

Villancico Yaucano

Si de tradiciones navideñas en Puerto Rico se trata, quizás no exista melodía que mejor la represente que el “Villancico Yaucano” de Amaury Veray Torregrosa. Es una joya de indiscutible calidad musical que ha llegado hasta los confines de la tierra, dando a conocer la cultura ...
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Villancico Yaucano – English

Villancico Yaucano – English

If we're talking about Christmas traditions in Puerto Rico, perhaps there is no melody that better represents it than the “Villancico Yaucano” (Yaucano Carol) by Amaury Veray Torregrosa. It is an indisputable musical quality masterpiece that has reached the ends ...
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“Tango en skaï” by Roland Dyens

“Tango en skaï” by Roland Dyens

OK, this is going to be a brief post. I'll be sharing some info that I recently read in a book about "Tango en skaï" by Roland Dyens. The book is "A Concise History of the Classic Guitar" by Graham Wade. Great book, short, easy to read and will give you a lot in ...
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“Histoire Du Tango” by Astor Piazzolla

“Histoire Du Tango” by Astor Piazzolla

When you think about Astor Piazzolla you certainly think about “Tango”.  And you are right; Piazzolla dedicated his life to the promotion and the development of the “Tango”. In case you are not familiarized with the “Tango”; the tango is a partner dance that originated in Argentina in t ...
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“La Catedral” – Agustin Barrios Mangoré

“La Catedral” – Agustin Barrios Mangoré

Recently, I started learning “La Catedral” by Agustin Barrios. I’m one of those who like to know as much as I can about every repertoire song I play. I believe that knowing the circumstances, motives and historical background in which a song was written can and should make a d ...
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