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Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, has inspired music in the Latin America culture throughout history. Often confused with Halloween in Ameri...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: :00
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Spain and Latin America are the homeland of the guitar. Nurtured by the Spanish inheritance as well as the African sense of rhythm and the Native A...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Francisco Aragon, poet
Francisco Aragón describes a threatening incident against a college student after the 2016 election.

Bought by KALW and KENW


  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Venezuela has a wealth of concert music, from the romantic period and into the 21st century. Fiesta will bring its audience to a musical tour on Ve...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Juan Delgado, poet
Juan Delgado describes a dangerous journey by a series of freight trains that migrants from Central America use to reach the U.S. border.

Bought by KALW, KHSU, and KENW


  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Join the WFMT Radio Network as we celebrate the 4th of July through the lens of Latin-American music!

Bought by WSKG, WRTU, KSRQ, WXXI, American Public Media and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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The Chicago Latino Music Festival is the biggest on its kind, featuring every year world class performers in a repertoire that goes from the Coloni...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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From choro to bossa nova and everything in between, included the amazing guitar music composed by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazil has developed one of t...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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While European Baroque music and composers were falling out of fashion and new musical trends came in place, in a remote corner of Bolivia those tr...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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Heitor Villa-Lobos, Carlos Chávez, and Alberto Ginastera are the figureheads at the prow of the Latin American music ship. On this episode of Fiest...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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These very traditional forms were proclaimed dead at several points during the 20th century. However, at the beginning of this new century they sti...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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With works commissioned by ensembles including the Grant Park Festival Orchestra and the Symphonic Orchestra of Michoacán, Argentinean composer Gus...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Guitar music is one of the strongest points and Latin American and Spanish music. In this program, we include 19th century guitar music from Perú a...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Jose Javier Zamora, poet , Credit: Ana Ruth Zamora
Javier Zamora describes his journey as a young migrant crossing the desert into the U.S.

Bought by KHSU, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The Dominican Republic enjoys a strong musical tradition, classical as well as popular. On this program of Fiesta you will listen to Dominican clas...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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For National Hispanic Heritage Month, we revisit Benjamin Alire Saenz, who is known for his award-winning fiction, young adult novels, and poetry....

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Early music, the Baroque and Gallant styles were practiced in Latin America by European masters as well as composers born in Mexico, Brazil, Peru a...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque, the stellar Kaia String Quartet and virtuoso pianist Susan Merdinger have recorded exclusive sessions for Fiesta. Be ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
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Claudio Santoro, 1919-1989, is one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. Fiesta will feature a selection of his work, from songs and chamb...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Viridiana Hernández lobbying at the Arizona State Legislature against the bill that would ban cities from creating their own city ID if that is extended to undocumented immigrants., Credit: Valeria Fernández
This edition of Making Contact is Part I of our special series examining how immigrants are responding and participating in elections and politics ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Latino Music Festival celebrated this year its 10th anniversary with a spectacular program presented all across Chicago. Fiesta features a sele...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:29
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“Saudade” is a Portuguese term connoting “homesickness” and “nostalgia.” Composers from different countries and eras have experienced this feeling ...

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  • Length: 58:30
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Sergio Cervetti left his native Uruguay in 1962 to study composition in the United States. From 1972 to 1997 and 2007-08, Cervetti was Master Teach...

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  • Length: 58:29
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On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Castro announced a new era of openness and interaction between their two countries. ...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 25:49
  • Purchases: 1
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On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Castro announced a new era of openness and interaction between their two countries. ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 26:07