LAndscapes of LAtin America
Latin American music is its original blending of the variety of styles that arrived in The Americas and became influential, from the early Spanish and European Baroque to the contrasting beats of the African rhythms. One of the main characteristics of Latin American music is its diversity, from the lively rhythms and wonderful lyrical melodies.
Spain as well as South America have long and rich musical history full of captivating sounds and characters. Whether for artistic expression or religious purposes. We will highlight some of them highly developed rhythmic patterns, featuring a number of styles, concepts, instrumentation and structures. For this program we will be performing music selections by Lecuona, Piazzolla, Fuentes and Villa-Lobos among others.