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School of Music
MUSC 220
Kendra Salois

South and Central America Monday, October 7, 2013 1:15 PM The "Andean Sound" abroad: - Sanjuanes of Ecuador and Peru - Waynos of Peru - Zampona ensembles of Bolivia and Peru - Nueva cancion ensembles Each genre already shared across political boundaries, each travels to other regions, nations, continents Paths of circulation: Nueva cancion: from Argentina to the rest of the continent, Europe, and North America k'antu: represents highland panpipe traditions in Brazil, Peru Wayno: Peruvian love songs, played by Californian duo Sanjuan: Ecuadorian and non-Ecuadorian players abroad Bolivian Kantu Wednesday, October 2, 2013 1:05 PM - Widespread tradition of pipes and flutes throughout the South American continent - From Andes - The pipes are closed at the bottom,and you blow across them - Melody cannot be played by one person, the melodies is split up between many people - Multiple panpipes, each with two horizontal layers: ira and acra - Parallel melodiesthroughout - Primarily pentatonic Ivorystorm161 Hocketing - spreading a melody between multiple instruments - Often from one note to the next, compositemelody played by all Nueva Cancion Friday, October 4, 2013 2:14 PM Nueva cancion - newly composedsongs of socio-political critique Victor Jara, "El aparecido" - Chilean cueca: six-pulse meter - Alternativelyfeels like 3/4 and 6/8, also known as sesquialtera - Instrumentation:kena, guitar, charango, percussion, vocals - Dedicated to Ernesto "Che" Guevara Nueva cancion - from argentina to berkeley Sanjuan Monday, October 7, 2013 1:13 PM - Song form of Ecuadorian Andes - Played by both indigenous Quichua and Afro-Ecuadorians ○ Both groups influenced by colonial plantation owners in the 16th century ○ Sanjuan form similar in both groups: variation in rhythmic patterns, instruments ○ Was originally dance music, and part of the festival of St. John (Sanjuan = St. John) Ex. "Muyu muyari warmigu' - "Please Return, Dear Woman" - Example of sanjuan among Quichua in Imbabura province - Instrumentation:harp - descended from colonial Spanish models, golpe - percuss
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