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Argentina, the country, its people and culture

Argentina Folk Music, Argentina folklore music: attractive summary with an insight into Littoral, CenterNorthWest, Cuyo, Patagonia and South or Buenos Aires Folklore
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ARGENTINA FOLK MUSIC • FOLKLORE ARGENTINA

 
     
     
 
LITTORAL | CENTER NORTHWEST| CUYO| PATAGONIA | BUENOS AIRES
 
     
 

Introduction to Argentina folk music

 
     
 
La Sexta Coya. Dibujo Argentin folk music, is also named as Argentina folklore music or Argentina folkloric music
Just as the country is divided into different regions according to its most important geographical and climatic features, you can also identify different cultural areas, each with characteristics of its own, although they may not be independent from each other: all of them are pervious to the influences of the map of Argentine folklore, a map with divisions which do not coincide with geographical boundaries.
La caja Chayera y su ascendencia incaica. Dibujo
La Sexta Coya. Drawing: Guaman Poma. The caja Chayera and its ascendancy on Incaic music.
Drawing: Guaman Poma.
     
 
  Although nowadays collective creation which was common in the past does not virtually exist; it is possible to find individual creators who obviously attribute some of their personality to their creation. Anyway, you cannot overlook or ignore the common feature binding several of them, since unavoidable questions, as their home tradition, and even their geography, finally dominate these artists' production in a highly conspicuous way.  
  Cerros Colorados-Atahualpa Yupanqui  
  Left: Colorado Hill, Atahualpa Yupanqui's house.
Right: Atahualpa Yupanqui.
 
     
  That is why, beyond their education or academic background, their thought and sensitivity are largely shaped by their environment.  
     
  Print material of A. Yupanqui's house was kindly granted by Omar Zangrandi. The other print material was kindly granted by Ricardo Acebal.
 
  Author: Horacio Alberto Agnese  
     
 
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