Ranchera star Lila Downs. One thing that sets Central America's music apart from that of North America, she says, is the fact that a lot of it is made for dancing. The first song Johnson plays, "En La Navidad," proves just that. Joining Lavoe in the song is fellow Puerto Rican Yomo Toro, who was among the most revered players of the country's national instrument, the cuatro. From there, Johnson plays a song from Lila Downs , one of Mexico's most talented ranchera singers. She performs "Amarga Navidad," or "Bitter Christmas.
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The halls are decked, the tamales made, but what will be played as friends and family walk in? Some are bound to be familiar, others — we hope — will become new additions to your annual holiday traditions! For those of us from northern grounds, the image of fish swimming in the river is not one that will likely summon Christmas nostalgia. Did you know that the Spanish-speaking world has their own group of cheerful singing rodents?
Latin Hymns of the Christian Church. Beautiful as they were, Chandler felt that additional hymns would enhance the spiritual expression of the Church. Chandler struck a vein of gold that others would also mine throughout the 19th century. However, Latin hymns are no less vulnerable to "editing" by well meaning editors, and the student of the subject would be well served by remaining flexible when examining any texts.