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2011-06-03T21:19:43.000Z
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Video Title:
Members of Cimarrón Discuss Llanero (Plains) Music [Behind the Scenes Documentary]
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Through exquisite musicianship and challenging arrangements, the Colombian group Cimarrón pushes the frontiers of traditional música llanera, the music of the Orinoco plains. Here, Carlos Perez, Luis Moreno, and Carlos Rojas discuss the nature of ranch life and the music it inspires. Cimarrón will be performing free at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on July 2nd on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. This is the group's third performance at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The 2011 performance is part of a 10-day program "Colombia: The Nature of Culture". '¡Cimarrón! Joropo Music from the Plains of Colombia' is available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/cimarron/joropo-music-from-the-plains-of-colombia/latin-world/album/smithsonian Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5fIF3tHaRyl7NM3QDMRP31?si=vfXl9mDmSvqcSdL8wEGPBg Percussive strings and maracas, dynamic vocal expression, and full-throttle pace earned the joropo of the Orinoco plains of Colombia and Venezuela its place among the most exciting regional musics of Latin America. On this, its second Smithsonian Folkways album, the GRAMMY-nominated and internationally acclaimed Colombian ensemble Cimarrón distills this excitement into a tightly arranged, even more explosive rendition of their tropical tradition. Through their powerful, moody, and unbridled sound, they live up to the meaning of their name Cimarrón—“wild bull.” This album is part of the Smithsonian Folkways Tradiciones/Traditions series of Latino music albums, produced with support by the Smithsonian Latino Center. Cimarrón: https://cimarroncolombia.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CimarronColombia Twitter: https://twitter.com/cimarroncol Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cimarroncolombia 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.
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5 min 10 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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