Musica Criolla

The Soul Of Black Peru: Lima’s Música Criolla

Three high double-stops from the guitar announce the song’s opening.  Two trills and a rapid slide down the neck, and the crowd explodes into whoops and cheers.  A series of meditative, arpeggiated chords.  A pause.  Then the guitarist launches into a fast waltz rhythm, percussive and full of manly swagger, in which he’s joined by […]

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