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Daniel Sheehy on 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Latino Music Concerts [Interview Video]
Daniel Sheehy, director of Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, talks about the special Latino music concert series at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The series features three Latino groups that have been recorded by Smithsonian Folkways over recent years—Quetzal, La Sardina de Naiguatá, and Mariachi Los Camperos. To learn more, listen to 'Llegaron Los Camperos (Los Camperos Have Arrived)' by Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano. The Smithsonian Folkways album showcases the group’s concert stage repertoire, skillfully arranged versions of classic mariachi melodies, and styles of traditional music from many regions of Mexico. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Bandcamp: The Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Latino Music Initiative proudly offers a series of new releases that showcase the diverse musical heritage of the more than 40 million Latinos living in the USA. Building on the Smithsonian archives' nearly 200 historic albums of music from Latin America and Latino USA, the new releases highlight musical traditions that further broaden the cultural representation of the national museum's collection. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reaffirms its non-profit mission by offering greater access to the musical heritage of Latinos from many backgrounds. Quetzal: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: La Sardina de Naiguatá Facebook: Mariachi Los Camperos: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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2 min 56 sec
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