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Irene Farrera

With a rich, deep voice and percussive guitar playing, musician Irene Farrera performs Gaita, a style of music native to western Venezuela. Gaita music comes from a cultural fusion of Spanish, African, and native Indian populations near the border with Columbia.

First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Tom D’Antoni


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Original Broadcast: December 20, 2001

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