This poignant slow march resounds with the sound of the heavy hearts of men returning afar. Opening with the melody heard on violin and guitar, the deep wordless bass voices of the men enter to create a powerfully moving image of strength and solidarity.
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