"Tata Viento" is Father Wind, portrayed in this instrumental with the strong and steady heartbeat of the spirit of the Andes Mountains themselves. The breathy sound of the bass panpipes is like no other and immediately transports the listener to a time and place before man set foot on the mountains.
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