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the arrival of the Spaniards in Peru during the sixteenth century, the
Aymara Indians had a rich musical tradition of flutes, whistles, and
panpipes. However, the conquistadors introduced a new element to this
music when they brought the stringed instrument to the Andean region.
This collection of Peruvian folk music showcases a well cultivated
musical tradition and the adaptation of European instruments to suit
the needs of the colonized as demonstrated by the charango a smaller
mandolin with traditional Aymara tuning.
101 Arza Huamanguina (Mestizo Marinera Ayacuchana) Mestizo musicians from the southern Peruvian Andes 2:50
102 Pajarillo Cautivo (Mestizo Yaravi) Male Mestizo singers, musicians 3:13
103 Achachau (Mestizo Huayno) Mestizo musicians from south highland Peru 3:05
104 La Palizada (Mestizo Vals Criollo) Male singers, musicians 1:22
105 Munahuanqui (Quechua Huayno) Quechua harpist, flutists 1:56
201 Sonccuiman (Quechua Yaravi) Quechua harpist, flutists, charango er 3:22
202 Los Jilacatas (Aymara Dance) Aymara pan-pipe orchestra 2:40
203 Collaguas (Aymara Dance) Aymara musicians 3:25
204 Chunguinada (Mestizo Dance) Mestizo musicians of Jauja with bass and flutes 1:12
205 Torovelakuy (Mestizo Toril) Mestizo musicians of Jauja 1:05
206 Wakrapukara (Quechua Dance) Quechua tinya and quena ers from Quispicanchis 1:09