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Folk Ranch Argentine folklore music mainly refers to the integration of native expressions from different regions of the country accompanied by musical landscapes that arrived from far off territories and the very interesting contribution of regional migrations, from the country to the city, from the provinces to Buenos Aires. This myriad of landscapes, rhythms and textures entailed the occurrence of very interesting experiences of projection and fusion, without losing the local identity. Modified or newly incorporated instruments, different musical styles corresponding to different regions of the country harmonically tune the folklore music. By linking generations, a place of rendezvous with top artists in constant innovation, the Argentine folklore movement is renowned and valued in different countries of the world.

Folk Ranch Argentine folklore music mainly refers to the integration of native expressions from different regions of the country accompanied by musical landscapes that arrived from far off territories and the very interesting contribution of regional migrations, from the country to the city, from the provinces to Buenos Aires. This myriad of landscapes, rhythms and textures entailed the occurrence of very interesting experiences of projection and fusion, without losing the local identity. Modified or newly incorporated instruments, different musical styles corresponding to different regions of the country harmonically tune the folklore music. By linking generations, a place of rendezvous with top artists in constant innovation, the Argentine folklore movement is renowned and valued in different countries of the world.
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Folk Ranch Argentine folklore music mainly refers to the integration of native expressions from different regions of the country accompanied by musical landscapes that arrived from far off territories and the very interesting contribution of regional migrations, from the country to the city, from the provinces to Buenos Aires. This myriad of landscapes, rhythms and textures entailed the occurrence of very interesting experiences of projection and fusion, without losing the local identity. Modified or newly incorporated instruments, different musical styles corresponding to different regions of the country harmonically tune the folklore music. By linking generations, a place of rendezvous with top artists in constant innovation, the Argentine folklore movement is renowned and valued in different countries of the world.

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Episodes

07 Soledad, the hurricane of Arequito

6/28/2017
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It is not difficult to understand why the Argentine interpreter Soledad is a true icon of the popular music nor why she casts a spell on young and old people alike. It is not casual either that she is called “the hurricane of Arequito”. The fact that Arequito is her birthplace and that she gives off energy thru her voice sufficiently accounts for her nickname

Duration:00:21:20

06 Raul Carnota, the innovator

6/28/2017
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Self-taught musician and remarkable guitar player, Raúl Carnota authored jewels of the Argentine folklore or, as he himself, liked to say, our creole music.

Duration:00:17:20

05 Ariel Ramirez, the crowning of folklore

6/28/2017
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Among the most popular musicians in the country and abroad, we can mention Ariel Ramírez, the author of emblematic songs such as “Alfonsina and the sea” and conceptual Works like the famous “Creole Mass”, one of the most recorded pieces in the history of music at the world level.

Duration:00:21:25

04 Mercedes Sosa

3/11/2017
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Mercedes Sosa (Haydée Mercedes Sosa), (born July 9, 1935, San Miguel de Tucumán, Arg.—died Oct. 4, 2009, Buenos Aires, Arg.), Argentine folk singer who was known as “the voice of the voiceless” for her songs that spoke of the struggle for economic and political justice. She was a leading proponent of the nueva canción movement of the 1960s, which used traditional music to express political themes. Sosa, who possessed a powerful and dramatic alto voice, was known as a peerless interpreter of...

Duration:00:20:36

03 El Cuchi Leguizamon

11/24/2016
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Musician, pianist, composer, author and lawyer, el “Cuchi” was born in Salta on Sep 29, 1917. He made an important contribution to folklore music with zambas, chacareras & other compositions of novel melodies. He was a brilliant pianist but above all, a strict and self-learned composer of solid formation who recreated the musical styles of regional folklore. He collaborated with lyrics of Manuel Castilla, with Works such as "Balderrama", "La Pomeña" , "Zamba del Pañuelo" etc, and lyrics of...

Duration:00:16:37

02 Atahualpa Yupanqui

11/24/2016
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Atahualpa Yupanqui (in quechua "the one who comes from far off lands to say sth”), is the pseudonym used by Héctor Roberto Chavero Aramburo, who was born in Pergamino on Jan 31, 1908 and passed away in Nîmes, France, on May 23, 1992. "Don Ata" was a songwriter, guitar player, poet and writer and an Argentine pride. He is considered the most important Argentine folklore musician and his compositions which have been interpreted by top interpreters such as Mercedes Sosa, Pedro Aznar, Los...

Duration:00:18:27

01 The New Song Book

11/24/2016
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"The search of a national music with popular content has been one of the dearest objectives of the Argentine people. The artists, since the beginning of their own popular expression have tried to incorporate the diversity of gênres and other expressions of their own that matched their sensitivity, with the only objective of interpreting the whole country’s voice. Thus reads the manifesto of the Nuevo Cancionero or New Song Book, a movement that marks a before and after in the aesthetics and...

Duration:00:15:27