A nice example of the Central American marimba traditions from the old French Arion label. The music centers on Guatemala, though there are songs taken from the Honduran and Mexican repertoires as well. While the marimba is likely one of the most-heard instruments in world music, it's usually the African varieties that are heard.
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PLAY ALL. 100 Melodías De Guatemala Con Las Mejores Marimbas. Released by Meta/ Difosa Jun 2012 100 Tracks. 100 Melodías De Guatemala Con Las Mejores Marimbas is a English album released on Jun 2012. Listen to all songs in high quality & download 100 Melodías De Guatemala Con Las Mejores Marimbas songs on Gaana.
Las Marimbas De Guatemala. Inocente Valle Vela (CD, Album). Not On Label (Custom Made Scare Self-released).
The first historical record of Mayan musicians using gourd resonator marimbas in Guatemala was made in 1680, by the historian Domingo Juarros. It became more widespread during the 18th and 19th centuries, as Mayan and Ladino ensembles started using it on festivals Modern . French composer Darius Milhaud made the ground-breaking introduction of marimbas into Western classical music in his 1947 Concerto for Marimba and Vibraphone.
Album published in France reissuing the original work published by Jean-Pierre Tzaud which collect 19 songs of Mexican folklore (12) and Guatemala (7) played by two bands, one for nationality, that explore the various aspects of marimba. This instrument, which is not only Mexican, is used in all of Latin America, being particularly the national instrument par excellence of Guatemala. All subjects belong to the folklore of each of these two countries.
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