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Anthology of Central and South American Indian Music

Various Artists
Anthology of Central and South American Indian Music

"At one time the area or Central and South America was the home of diverse Indian cultures and civilizations ranging from the nomadic hunters of Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia, to the river and forest peoples of the Amazon, to the military empires of the Andes and Central Mexico, to the theocratic states of southern Mexico and Guatemala. Many of the peoples that once inhabited these lands today are extinct or on the verge of extinction. Others have been assimilated into the dominant European culture and have given up the traditional ways. Perhaps the largest number though have remained, almost if in historical limbo, conquered but not assimilated..."
Alan Lazar

"Hubo un tiempo en el que el área de Centro y Sur América fue el hogar de varias culturas indígenas: comprendía a los cazadores-recolectores de Tierra del Fuego y la Patagonia, a los pueblos que habitaban los ríos y selvas del Amazonas, a los imperios militares de los Andes y el centro de México y a los estados teocráticos de Guatemala y el sur de México. Muchas de las culturas que una vez habitaron estas tierras están hoy extintas o en el camino de extinguirse. Otras han sido asimiladas dentro de la cultura europea dominante y abandonado sus prácticas tradicionales. Pero quizás la mayoría ha permanecido en una especie de limbo histórico, conquistados pero no asimilados..."
Alan Lazar


Track Listing

101
Pascola Dance n/a 2:43
102
Deer Dance n/a 2:24
103
Squash Dance n/a 1:29
104
Harvest Dance n/a 1:44
105
Danza de los Viejitos: Juanzucuarecua n/a 2:41
106
Abajeño a la Juventud n/a 1:27
107
Real Song n/a 3:09
108
Good Friday Music, Music to el Senor de Fila n/a 2:26
109
Baile de las Canastas n/a 2:06
110
Festival Music n/a 2:18
201
Morning Choir and Soloist n/a 2:02
202
Social Choir n/a 5:46
203
Sacred Flutes of the Urua Ceremony n/a 1:58
204
Girl's Puberty Rite n/a 1:31
205
Feather Song n/a 2:03
206
War Music n/a 1:17
207
Animal Sacrifice Music n/a 1:51
208
Tsanta (Shrunken Head) Song n/a 1:21
209
Curing Ritual n/a 1:16
210
Party Song n/a 1:57
211
Fertility Chant n/a 1:13
212
Welcoming Music n/a 1:35
301
Quechua-Cuzco-Huayno n/a 1:32
302
Quechua-Q'eros-Festival of Santiaga n/a 2:32
303
Quechua-Collas-Sirvinakuy (trial marriage) n/a 2:54
304
Quechua-Collos-Tinka (libation to animals) ceremony n/a 2:23
305
Quechua-Huancalli-Shepherd's Flute n/a 1:48
306
Quechua-Cuzco-Inti Raymi (festival to the Sun) n/a 7:27
307
Quechua-Pisac-Conch-shell Blowing n/a 5:36
308
Quechua-Ayacucho-Yaravi n/a 4:32
401
Quechua-Canas-Pampa Hash (agricutural fertility) festival n/a 0:34
402
Aymara-Lake Titcaca-Los Jilacatas (appointment of headmen) n/a 2:38
403
Aymara-Tarabuco-Fertility ceremony n/a 2:15
404
Aymara-San Lorenzo-Quena Music n/a 1:37
405
Aymara-Chile-El Floreo n/a 2:02
406
Selk'ham-Tierra del Fuego-Whale Chant n/a 3:40
407
Selk'ham-Tierra del Fuego-Arrow ordeal chant n/a 2:26
408
Song of the Condor n/a 2:33

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