Radio Cadena Agramonte
Monday, November 30, 2020

Culture / Music


  • The Angklung Orchestra of Camagüey: a Project of Melodies and Dreams

    The Angklung Orchestra of Camagüey: a Project of Melodies and Dreams

    By Arailaisy Rosabal and José Raúl Gallego    Photos: Leandro A. Pérez

    • Indonesia is the original country of the angklung and its melodies are almost unknown off its coasts, even when it has been used with other musical instruments.

    Over the last two decades, the musical teaching in the province of Camagüey has educated thousands of youth. Located in the outskirts of the city, the Jose White Conservatory of Music, with 23 years, and walls built in the 19th century, it is impossible to say that the school ages.

  • Camagüey Professional Chorus, An Example of Constancy

    Camagüey Professional Chorus, An Example of Constancy

    By Yolanda Ferrera Sosa. Camagüey Professional Chorus turned 45 years of age after having coped with several obstacles, but also after having experienced satisfaction and joy. This vocal group has enriched the cultural panorama of this land with attractive artistic proposals, characterized by the m…
  • Benny Moré: A Natural Born Musician
  • Adalberto Álvarez, the gentleman of the Cuban ‘son’ music

    Adalberto Álvarez, the gentleman of the Cuban ‘son’ music

    By Jorge Navarro Torres. Musician and author, Adalberto Álvarez Zayas (Havana-1948), is one the more faithful defenders of the most authentic Cuban rhythms: ‘el son’. Although he was born in the capital of the Island, his life has been closely linked to the province of Camagüey, for he is cons…