Changai and Decimas Music

World Routes, in Cuba Episode 2 of 3

In the second of three programmes recorded on location in Cuba, Lucy Duran continues on her thousand-mile road journey in search of the island's musical roots.

In her search of Cuban Music Lucy explores changui music from Guantanamo, looking into the African and Haitian influences that helped create it. In Holguin she discovers the Mechanical Organ, “organo oriental”, and the voice of Beny More. As well as encountering the religious music of the Cabildos and the Spanish influenced countryside “Decimas” music in the colonial gem Trinidad de Cuba.

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Sat 29 Mar 2008 15:00

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