World Routes In Cuba

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20070602

Recorded on location in Cuba, Lucy Duran embarks on a thousand mile road journey in search of the musical roots of this very musical island.

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This week she's in Santiago de Cuba, the sizzling eastern city that's both the birthplace of 'son' and the cradle of Fidel Castro's revolution.

20070609

In the second of three programmes recorded on location in Cuba, Lucy Duran continues her thousand-mile road journey in search of the island's musical roots.

2/3.

This week she's in the now infamous town of Guantanamo, famous for its changui style of music.

She also finds a rare recording of the mechanical organ in Holguin and country music from the colonial gem Trinidad de Cuba.

20070616

Lucy Duran concludes her thousand-mile road journey in search of Cuba's musical roots.

3/3.

She visits Matanzas, the birthplace of two crucial musical styles, rumba and danzon, where she records a session with Munequitos, one of Latin America's biggest cult bands.

Meanwhile in Havana, record producer Juan de Marcos Gonzalez tells the story of Buena Vista Social Club.

20080322

Recorded on location in Cuba, Lucy Duran embarks on a thousand mile road journey in search of the musical roots of this very musical island.

1/3.

Lucy begins her journey in Santiago de Cuba, the sizzling eastern city that's both the birthplace of 'son' and the cradle of Fidel Castro's revolution.

20080329

In the second of three programmes recorded on location in Cuba, Lucy Duran continues her thousand-mile road journey in search of the island's musical roots.

2/3.

She is in the now infamous town of Guantanamo, famous for its changui style of music.

She also finds a rare recording of the mechanical organ in Holguin and country music from the colonial gem Trinidad de Cuba.

20080405

Lucy Duran concludes her thousand-mile road journey in search of Cuba's musical roots.

3/3.

She visits Matanzas, the birthplace of two crucial musical styles, rumba and danzon, where she records a session with Munequitos, one of Latin America's biggest cult bands.

Meanwhile in Havana, record producer Juan de Marcos Gonzalez tells the story of Buena Vista Social Club.