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Julie Freundt: Song for José Antonio

During an evening concert at the 2015 Folklife Festival, Peruvian singer Julie Freundt dedicated this tondero song to José Antonio, the first breeder of the Peruvian Paso horse. She was joined by guitarist Santiago “Coco” Linares, percussionist Guillermo Javier Martínez, and Marinera Viva!!! dancer Giancarlo Bozzo. Filmography: Claudia Romano, … Continue reading Julie Freundt: Song for José Antonio

Wembler’s a la Huancaína: The Confluence of Smellscapes and Soundscapes

As an aspiring musicologist participating in the Smithsonian’s Latino Museum Studies Program, I was asked to write about my experience at the 2015 Folklife Festival. Like a good student, I challenged myself to rethink the traditional approach to writing about music. It was difficult to … Continue reading Wembler’s a la Huancaína: The Confluence of Smellscapes and Soundscapes

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