In this second programme focusing on the hidden music of Venezuela, Lucy seeks out the harp-playing cowboys of the vast central plains: a hot, lonely and unwelcoming landscape with one of Latin America's most exquisite musical traditions.
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“Tumbling the bull".
Lucy visits a cowboy event called “tumbling the bull".
Lucy in Barquisimeto.
Lucy in Barquisimeto, “the musical capital of Venezuela”.
Harp music in Venezuela.
Gloria tells Lucy the history of harp music in Venezuela.
Lucy interviews Carlos Orozco.
Lucy interviews Carlos Orozco, Venezuela’s best haprist at his home in Barquisimeto.
Lucy goes in search of “musica llanera”, the harp music of central Venezuela’s plains.
Lucy in a farm.
Lucy in a farm of cows watching the cowboys branding the cows.
Lucy in a “fiesta llanera”.
Lucy in a “fiesta llanera”at a ranch entertained by local musicians and singers.
Lucy enjoys the food specialities.
Lucy and Gloria in the “fiesta llanera” enjoying the food specialities.
Lucy ends her trip.
Lucy ends her trip describing the harsh and lonely life in this vast country.
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