Around the World: Los Kjarkas (Bolivia)

23 Jan

Around the world — to the Andes, where Bolivia’s Los Kjarkas is one of the most popular groups of Andean music, from the mountainous regions of Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and parts of Chile and Argentina. Woodwind and percussion instruments pre-dated the Incas and are the backbone; stringed instruments came with the Spaniards. Most popular among the indigenous peoples and rural areas of S. America.

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