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Serenata Guayanesa - "Simón, Simón" [Studio Session]
Serenata Guayanesa was formed in 1971 by a gathering of friends living in Ciudad Bolívar, situated along the banks of the Orinoco in Venezuela. More than four decades later, Serenata remains one of the country's most important and best-loved musical groups. "Simón, Simón" was written to honor "The Liberator" Simón Bolívar and is featured on their Smithsonian Folkways album '¡Canta con Venezuela!' '¡Canta con Venezuela!' Sing with Venezuela!' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Serenata Guayanesa is a musical ensemble, but much more - it is a living treasure of Venezuela’s musical and cultural heritage. Founded in 1971 in Guayana, the southeastern region along the Orinoco River, by four college students who liked to serenade family and friends, the group swiftly rose to national acclaim through its pioneering interpretations of music in many different styles of folk music from across Venezuela. Join these masters of folk song performance, and '¡Canta con Venezuela! Sing with Venezuela!' Serenata Guayanesa es mucho más que un conjunto musical: es un tesoro vivo del patrimonio musical y cultural de Venezuela. Fundada en 1971 en Guayana, la región del sudeste que colinda el río Orinoco, por cuatro estudiantes universitarios que le gustaba dar serenatas a familiares y amigos. El grupo fue reconocido rápidamente recibiendo la aclamación nacional gracias a sus interpretaciones musicales, pioneras en diferentes estilos del folclor musical a través de Venezuela. Únete a estos maestros de la canción popular, y ¡Canta con Venezuela! Sing with Venezuela! Serenata Guayanesa: 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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