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The Beatles, Andean Style Album Release.

Andean Folk specialists play the songs of The Beatles.

Song List: MICHELLE, SHE LOVES YOU, LET IT BE, GET BACK, PENNY LANE, OBLADI OBLADA, HELP,SERGEANT PEPPER, YESTERDAY, DON'T LET ME DOWN, AND I LOVE HER, LOVE ME DO, REVOLUTION, ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, HEY JUDE, NORWEGIAN WOOD, EIGHT DAYS A WEEK, DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET, A HARD DAY'S NIGHT.

Andean music comes from the general area inhabited by Quechuas, Aymaras and other peoples who lived roughly in the area of the Inca Empire prior to European contact. It includes folklore music of parts of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. Andean music is popular to different degrees across Latin America, having its core public in rural areas and among indigenous populations.

The Nueva Canción movement of the 70s revived the genre across Latin America and brought it to places where it was unknown or forgotten.The panpipes group include the sikú (or zampoña) and antara. These are ancient indigenous instruments that vary in size, tuning and style. Instruments in this group are constructed from aquatic reeds found in many lakes in the Andean Region of South America. The sikú has two rows of canes and are tuned in either pentatonic or diatonic scales. Some modern single-rowed panpipes modeled after the native Antara are capable of playing full scales, while traditional Sikús are played using two rows of canes wrapped together.

It is still commonplace for two performers to share a melody while playing the larger style of sikú called the toyo. This style of voicing interspersed notes between two musicians is called playing in hocket and is still in use today in many of the huaynos traditional songs and contemporary Andean music.Quenas (notched-end flutes) remain popular and are traditionally made out of the same aquatic canes as the Sikús, although PVC pipe is sometimes used due to its resistance to heat, cold and humidity. Generally, quenas only are played during the dry season, with vertical flutes, either pinkillos or tarkas, being played during the wet season. Tarkas are constructed from local Andean hard wood sources. Marching bands dominated by drums and panpipes are commonplace today and are used to celebrate weddings, carnivals and other holidays.

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