ESPINEL's DÉCIMA: LA DÉCIMA DE ESPINEL:
Puerto Rico's traditional song La Trova de Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rican Cuatro Project brings together
the greatest traditional artists of our time
in a beautiful compact disk recording
|In 2008 the Cuatro Project produced an important new recording on compact disc, which brought together several of the very best traditional musicians and troubadours on the Island: Nieves Quintero, Ramón Vázquez, Luz Celenia Tirado, Isidro Fernández y Luisito, Luis Morales Ramos. The CD includes a 37-page booklet that explains the origins and history of the backbone of Puerto Rican folkloric sung poetry, the décima espinela not only in the way that it developed on the Island but in Spain and across Latin America sas well. It traces the routed that the tradition followed over the centuries up to the way it is still loved and performed in Puerto Rico today. The inserted educational booklet is a serious work of scholarship by the notable historian Myriam Fuentes, and the recording was produced by Project member, folklorist and collector David Morales.||
|Return to the Cuatro Store||Price: $25 all proceeds go for Cuatro Project operations.