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BEAT LATINO 006 - Ladino, Latino: Music from Sefarad

From: Catalina Maria Johnson
Length: 59:01

Music from Sefarad: Mediterranean melodies in Ladino, the original language of Iberian Jews Read the full description.

Meforcover_small Beat Latino, hosted by Catalina Maria Johnson, celebrates in every hour a different facet of the extraordinary diversity of the latin/latino musical universe. This hour's selection highlights contemporary music as well as pieces over 500 years old, beautiful, complex melodies which have kept alive the romance language of Ladino, language of the Iberian Jews explused in 1492 from their homeland Sefarad. From Ladino folk songs to Sephardic Jazz to Ladino Rock, this hour of El Beat Latino features unforgettable music from an unforgotten land.

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Piece Description

Beat Latino, hosted by Catalina Maria Johnson, celebrates in every hour a different facet of the extraordinary diversity of the latin/latino musical universe. This hour's selection highlights contemporary music as well as pieces over 500 years old, beautiful, complex melodies which have kept alive the romance language of Ladino, language of the Iberian Jews explused in 1492 from their homeland Sefarad. From Ladino folk songs to Sephardic Jazz to Ladino Rock, this hour of El Beat Latino features unforgettable music from an unforgotten land.

Timing and Cues

Music begins to fade out at 58:45 but can be faded out as early as 58:00 if needed.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
1492 Hip Hop Hoodios Agua pa la Gente. Jazzheads, Inc. :39
A la una yo naci Jennifer Charles and Oren Bloedow La Mar Enfortuna. Tzadik 04:30
A tan alta va la luna Gloria Levy Sephardic Folk Songs. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 01:41
Por Dio la Muestra Novia Rosa Zaragosa Matria la Patria del Alma. Nuba Records 03:24
Yo mi enamori Stefani Valadez Ladino Alive!. World Music Records 05:37
Cancion Sefardi Radio Tarifa Fiebre. World Circuit 07:22
Luna Osvaldo Golijov Ayre. Deutsche Grammophon 02:03
La Casa de la Noche Margalit Matitiahu Aromas y Memorias. Primary Music 02:31
Hija Mia Francoise Atlan Sephardic Songs. Harmony Ridge Records 01:47
Hija Mia Remix Sarah Aroeste A la Una: In the beginning. Harmony Ridge Records 05:13
Haleluya Fortuna Mazal. MCD Brazil 03:01
Quando el Rey Nimrod Sephardic Tinge Sephardic Tinge. Tzadik 04:04
El Ladron Jennifer Charles and Oren Bloedow La Mar Enfortuna. Tzadik 02:19
Sefarad Fortuna Mardi Gras Mambo: Cubanismo in New Orleans. Max Mex 02:00
Mar de Leche Elsie Leon Djoyas del Alma. Orchard 05:40

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