Film, Video Carlos Nunez: Galician Bagpipes & Flutes
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- Carlos Nunez: Galician Bagpipes & Flutes
- A concert by bagpiper and flutist Carlos Nunez. Galicians trace their ancestry not only to Iberians but also to Celtic peoples, and their musical traditions reflect a connection to Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany. This concert features a special emphasis on the music collected by Alan Lomax in Galicia in the 1950s, which are part of the AFC archives, and which have inspired numerous musicians including Miles Davis. Nunez has visited AFC several times to research this important collection.
- Event Date
- August 19, 2014
- - Carlos Nunez is a world-famous bagpiper and flutist from Galicia in Spain. Nunez is a traditional bagpiper as well as a classically-trained flute and recorder virtuoso. He has played with the Chieftains, Ry Cooder, Altan, Sinead O'Connor, Hector Zazou, Philip Pickett, and Tamiya Terashima, to name only a few. He has also performed with symphony orchestras and classical ensembles, and has appeared on prestigious stages the world over.
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: http://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 59 minutes, 26 seconds
- Online Format
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