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Radio 3 Guide to World Music Estrella Morente
Flamenco is of course the music that everyone immediately associates with Spain, but there are a multitude of other musical styles across the country. Take a trip with Spain's most exciting musicians as they explore and extend centuries of Spanish heritage, from Basque accordian to 'rumba dub'. Lara López has been a Spanish DJ on National Public Radio and TV since 1987. She produces and presents Músicas Posibles, playing a wide range of evocative sounds from around the world.
One Canta con la voz del corazon (tangos)
by Carmen Linares
album: Carmen Linares with Gerardo Nuñez trio - Un ramito de locura
Mercury 0044001775420
An exquisite voice with duende: that mystical quality which comes from the depths of the Spanish soul.
Two El reloj de Valdetorres
by Eliseo Parra
album: Viva quien sabe querer
Boa 24002002
A beautiful male vocalist accompanied by the best folk performers of the country.
Three Um silenci
by Miquel Gil
album: Organic
Sonifolk 20167
The deepest of male voices meets the youngest Mediterranean poetry.
Hear the Programme Rough Guide Discography
Four El hechizo de Babilonia
by Luis Delgado
album: El hechizo de Babilonia
Nubenegra 1104-2
Poetry of the ancient Al–Andalus interpreted by the finest female voice of the Saharauian people.
Five Moguer
by Estrella Morente
album: My Songs and a Poem
Real World CDR W0101
The future of flamenco.
Lara López and the Segovia Cathedral
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