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2009-07-09T17:55:08.000Z
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13,689
Video Title:
La India Canela Discusses Her Music [Behind The Scenes Documentary]
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La India Canela discusses how modern musical and cultural influences are changing the traditional merengue típico sound. Her album 'Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic' is out on Smithsonian Folkways. 'Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic' available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/la-india-canela/merengue-tipico-from-the-dominican-republic/caribbean-latin-world/music/album/smithsonian Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0FHk2zVOZxP2PsuI1OPqaH?si=3bO0jgTeQROVRnUeOh-u_A "Call the fire department!" shouts fiery accordionist/singer/composer La India Canela (Lidia María Hernández López) when her driving "country" quintet of accordion, tambora (drum), güira (metal rasp), alto saxophone, and electric bass hits its stride. Rooted in the mountainous Cibao region of the Dominican Republic, the merengue típico’s driving dance beat, aggressive improvisations, and down-home lyrics make it an irresistible Caribbean original. 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:
3 min 23 sec
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