Field Musicians

Blackburn, P.: Habanera (A Soundwalk through Old Havana, Cuba)

Field Musicians

12 BRANI • 53 MINUTI • JAN 01 2004

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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: The canon from the fort across the bay goes off each evening at 9 p.m. as it has for hundreds of years to prevent Cuba's citizens from experiencing trouble with foreigners…
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Fidel speaks, and speaks, and speaks (on three TV stations). Today's show covers slavery since the time of Pericles the Kyoto protocol, and terrorism in random order (Wasn't terrorism how he rose to…
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Old Havana is in need of restoration - The tile-saws are a sign of progress - Another tourist restaurant, another flamenco artist in search of a dollar…
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Armed police are everywhere - Walkie talkies keep you safe and in line - Mani seller trying to move some tubes of roasted peanuts (not Money)…
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: The Mardi Gras Carnaval procession has been turned into a daily fiesta so tourists don't miss it… - African chanting in the park is as much for the participants as for the tourists who …
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: What could inspire more admiration for the USA than a badly dubbed TV war movie?
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Night time spreads the sounds around from homes and bars
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: There is little running water in Old Havana, a truck must come and fill up each building's tank every day: hoses on the cobbles, pumps, filling cisterns
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Children, in the absence of Playstations, play circle games and join in the fun at the boomy museum Kinderconcerts
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: Electroacoustic music has been made in Cuba since 1964, here by pioneers Juan Blanco and Juan Pinera - Back on the TV you can learn Spanish grammar using examples from Socialist…
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: The flamenco steps could substitute for the canon shots if need be
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Habanera: A Soundwalk Through Old Havana, Cuba: As the water tank fills one last time, George Riveron Pupo, a gay poet muses on the beauties of life, even amidst such tough conditions.
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