This recent composition from Sergio Cuadros’ disc, INKA Latin Jazz illustrates very well the fusion of traditional Andean music with international musical traditions. The instrument Cuadros is seen (and heard!) playing here is called a Quena (pronounced Kena). It is sometimes called
Updated March 4, 2019 In Quechua “Machu Picchu” means roughly “Old Peak,” whereas “Wayna Picchu” means “Young Peak. In the picture, Wayna Picchu is the tallest peak visible in the background behind the citadel (Machu Picchu). The citadel is located on a
Visit the unique cultures of Lake Titicaca, from the floating islands of the Uros people to natural islands with their own distinctive historical and cultural roots.
Watch and listen to Kana Wawakuna, the children’s choir of Espinar, sing a Christmas song in Quechua.