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Música andina
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Although language can play an important role in cultural identity, so too does music. In this series, we'll learn more about the music of the Andean region, including its rhythms, unique instruments, and the festivals and celebrations in which it plays a special part.

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Showing 1-10 of 10 Totaling 0 hours 37 minutes

Música andina - La tarka

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Michael shares with us his knowledge about the tarka, an Andean musical instrument played often at traditional celebrations in Bolivia and Peru.

Música andina - El hualaycho

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Michael shows us yet another enchanting Andean instrument called the hualaycho, which is typically played in January and February during the Carnival celebrations in Potosi, Bolivia.

Música andina - Ritmos andinos con guitarra

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

South America's Andean cultural legacy is one of the most interesting and beautiful on the continent and includes music from countries like Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Michael delights us by playing a variety of different rhythms from these countries and more.

Música andina - Ritmos andinos con violín

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Accompanied by his impressive violin playing, Michael shares with us the use of this instrument during various Andean festivities as well as its origin and evolution since the times of the Spanish conquest.

Música andina - Los orígenes de la guitarra

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

In this episode of his series on Andean music, Michael shares with us some interesting facts about the guitar's origins and evolution.

Música andina - La quena

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Michael Guajan surprises us with yet another Andean instrument, in this case, the quena. Michael tells us about its origin, its different varieties, and its use in both Andean and world music.

Música andina - La flauta

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Let's learn about the Andean transverse flute, an age-old musical instrument that is typically played during baptisms, wakes, and the Inti Raymi celebrations in June in Otavalo, Ecuador.

Música andina - Técnica vocal

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Vocal technique is the control of our lungs when we sing. In this video, we'll learn some different vocal techniques that can be practiced to warm up our voices. Let's practice them together and get ready to sing!

Música andina - Técnica para guitarra

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Michael brings us into the world of the Andean guitar, introducing us to some of its characteristic melodies and explaining some techniques for both playing and caring for it.

Música andina - La zampoña

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

The zampoña is one of the most representative instruments of Andean culture, and our friend Michael Guaján will share with us many fascinating facts about it.

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