A slow tempo with a heavy and mournful melody in the opening, first heard on the cello, then building up with violin, oboe and panpipes to create an atmosphere of tension and foreboding. The darkness leads to a labyrinthine panpipe and string melody that tumbles forwards as it increases in speed to a vertiginous sudden ending.
Welcome to the Latin quarter where you will find music from all corners of Latin America. This compilation is part of a series from 1 to 10 containing Music from all corners of Latin America. This is the CD number 8 in this series and covers Peru, Chile and Ecuador and covers the Andean, Indigen more
Artist: Andean Compilation
Quimantu's director Mauricio Venegas comes from Chile, that dramatic long thin country caught between the mountains and the sea, extending down the left hand side of South America, edged by the vertebrae of the Andes. A Chile renowned for its contemporary treatment of age-old music of the Americas. more