“A lovely book!”
This is such a lovely book for developing flute players! 10 beautiful Latin tunes, all well written and simple to play. The CD is good with approachable speeds and the repertoire is varied. Everyone at whatever level will enjoy these!
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
1. Huaÿno 1
A lively dance from Peru and Bolivia of pre-Columbian origin.
A dance played and sung in Uruguay, parts of Argentina, and several villages in southern Brazil.
3. Cancion de Cuna
4. Huaÿno 2
Spirited music from the mountains of Equator.
6. Milonga campera
In this case a "campera" milonga (from the country) not intended for dancing that tells stories, describes people, expresses feelings.
7. Sanjuanito alegre
An Ecuadorian dance of pre-Columbian origin, related to the Huaÿno.
A musical form belonging to the Patagonian Indians of Argentina.
9. Cachimbo Nortino
A dance from northern Chile near Bolivia and Peru.
10. Viejo Vals
In the 19th century, the waltz imported from Europe was gradually transformed to suit the country. In Latin America, it was enhanced by mixing and rhythms.