Label: Challenge Jazz - CHR 71997 • Series: Face The Challenge In Music - Volume 3 • Format: CD Sampler • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Contemporary Jazz, Cool Jazz, Latin Jazz, Swing
Felix Contreras. I bet you don't think of classical works when you think of the catch-all phrase "Latin music. Latino is here to tell you that you should. We invited our colleague Tom Huizenga to sit in this week for Jasmine Garsd while she takes a well-deserved vacation.
Latinohe offers a concise beginner's overview of what and whom you should hear in classical music from Latin In A Different World - Kanakis* - For You. If you think classical isn't your thing, consider these highlights from the show: music by a Brazilian composer that dramatically represents a train ride through the Brazilian jungle; newly discovered manuscripts that were locked in a Bolivian cathedral for centuries; an American pianist, this country's first big-shot music superstar, whose music was heavily influenced by Cuba; and two Mexican composers who put that country on the classical map shortly after the Mexican Revolution, with music celebrating the country's indigenous people.
There's more to classical music from Latin America than you think. Listen now and discover that world for yourself. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Accessibility links Volume 3 to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Don't Tell Me! NPR Shop. Our Show. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. May 19, PM ET.
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Almost Easy (Live) - Avenged Sevenfold - Live In The LBC & Diamonds In The Rough, Quand Le Spectacle Est Termi - Gilbert Bécaud - Gilbert Bécaud, Four Pieces - Robert Secrist - Robert Secrist Performs Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Guita, Whip That Ghost - Motorpsycho - Let Them Eat Cake