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a type of song that features African American rythmns, Quichua Indian melodic and harmonic features in the spanish language


considered indigenous instrument that European missionaries brought to Peru


type of guitar in Peru and bolivia that has as its body the shell of a armadillo


an indigenous language of the andes

victor jara

great figure in modern chilean music who is trained in acting, directing, and became a great figure in the modern song movement nueva cancion

nueva cancion

chilean genre or song movement through which people stand up for their own cultures

argentina, chile, and uruguay

countries where nueva cancion developed

preguntas por puerto montt, plegaria a un labradar, and despedimiento del angelito

other songs by victor

el aparecido

the apparition- nueva cancion song

inti illimanti

ensemble who played el aparecido

nueva cancion main melody

kena (flute)

change in el aparecido

melody changes

sesquialtera rythm

type of rhythm in el aparecido

correle, correle, correla

main lyrics of el aparecido


traditional chilean rhythm


combining two or more melodic parts

e.g. ernest che guevara

el aparecido was dedicated to him as it reflected the turbulece of the times


mythological figure

gregorio cortez

favorite protagonist of mexico texas border corrido

panpipes, charango, kena

main instruments in nueva cancion




performer of kutirimunapaq


ceremonial panpipe from the altiplano of peru-bolivia


large double headed dru


music of the kallawaya people who live on the eastern slope of the bolivian andes


farmers or peasants who live at different altitudes in the charazani valley

k'antu ensembles

20 to 30 zampona playing dancers who move in a circular pattern


man pipes


woman pipes

transverse flutes

played horizontally from june to september

duct flutes

played vertically in the rainy season


melody is dispersed among two or more voices or instruments when one sounds, the others do not (uniquely communal way of making music)

kuna indians

panama group that play six tubed guli panpipes and gammu burui panpipes

most common type of altiplano panpipes

6/7 tubed (total instrument has 13 tubes)


meter of kutirimanapaq


small clusters of houses on the slopes of mount cotacachi

quichua location

northern andes of ecuador


common language/ culture of ecuador quichua

diatonic harp

most popular instrument in sanjuan


method of communication for sanjuan


cotacachi-area harpist of muyu muyari warmigu


faovrite singer of sanjuan of muyu muyari warmigu


equal rhythm in muyu muyari warmigu


scheme of harmony of muyu muyari warmigu


solo singer who first recorded muyu muyari warmigu

milman parry's formula

a group of words which is regularly employed under the same metrical conditions to express a given essential idea- each double couplet equates to 8 quarter note beats

iluman tiyu

sanjuan classic piece composed by segundo galo maigua pallajo

violin and kenas

instruments of illuman tiyu (man from iluman)

iluman tiyu rhythm

8 beat isorhythm

language of iluman tiyu

intermingling of spanish and quichua

african music ensemble

grupo ecuador de los hermanos congo y milto tadeo

me gusta la leche

performed by german congo (the black guys)


lead guitar in me gusta la leche

transnational migrants

immigrants who develop and maintain multiple relationships (andes)


most well established of u.s. based andean groups

edmond badoux

cofounder of sukay who was a swiss multi instrumentalist

amor imposible

traditional peruvian wayno

UT Austin

maintained andean ensemble


advanced Andean ensemble called Voces

Taki Nans

recorded an in house casette that focuses on traditional andean musics in spanish and quichua


Florida State University band

Raul Romero

Peruvian ethnomusicologist

Heidi Feldman

originally a tie between 1960s black peruvian political movement and the afro puruvian musical revival


a reconstructed genre

eva ayllon

most esteemed afro peurvuian singing artists

azucar de cana

performed by eva ayllon- peruvian song


donkey, horse, or cow jawbone that is a traditional instrument dating back in peru to the 18th century

moche culture

culture that existed in peru prior to the incas

el guaro

racous festive bambuco

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