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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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2009-04-27T15:14:40.000Z
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23,436
Video Title:
Son de Madera on Improvisation in Son Jarocho Music [Behind the Scenes Documentary]
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In this video, three members of Son de Madera talk about improvisation in son jarocho music. Watch to get a peek into the recording process of their 2009 Smithsonian Folkways album 'Son de Mi Tierra.' 'Son de Mi Tierra' is available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/son-de-madera/mi-tierra/latin-world/music/album/smithsonian Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/66VoLOof8xKYwbHAXBRJ9S?si=Jvqg4G-ZQmSL9s4oepPpcQ The name of this musical group, Son de Madera (Sound of Wood), plays off the word "son," meaning both "sound" and the son genre, and the fact that their instruments were fashioned from wood (madera). The improvisatory, string-driven music of Veracruz called son jarocho has enjoyed several decades of major resurgence. This "back-to-the-future" recording allies elder farmer and rancher musicians with the next generation of forward-looking innovators who comprise the group Son de Madera. Son de Mi Tierra ("Sound of My Land") burgeons with creativity and reverence for both the old and the new as it draws from rural roots to produce fresh interpretations of this popular Mexican regional music. 13 tracks, 52 minutes, 40-page booklet with extensive bilingual notes and photographs. Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
5 min 2 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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