Papá Roncón - Agua Larga


Papá Roncón
Song Name: Agua Larga
By: Papá Roncón
Country: Ecuador
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Marimba Magia
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: traditional music of Ecuador , Ecuadorian folk music , Ecuadorian folk music , marimba , afro esmeraldeña music
Date Added: 31 Oct 2016
Martha J. Fernández
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Agua Larga by Papá Roncón is part of folk music tradition in/by Ecuador. Folk Music of Ecuador is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Agua Larga (or folk music of Ecuador), other than checking Ecuador you can also check music of Peru and Bolivia. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Guillermo Ayoví Erazo which is known as Papá Roncón is an Afro-Ecuadorian musician, singer, and marimba player. He borned in Borbon a small village which is located near the Santiago River, all the population there is afro. He lerned the marimba art from the indigenous Kayapos o Chachis and he can speak their language too.

The afroecuadorian marimba is very interesting, the people call it [piano of forest[, it is fabricated from natural chonta (type of wood from the Ecuador jungles), and caña guadua (it;s plant like bamboo and people take suger from it), all the material comes from the tropical forest. The afroecuadorian marimba has a diferent rythms, all of them described events for the community, for example: "agua larga" talk about the migration or "arrullo" is a beatuful rythem speaks about children or "caderona" is the most popular song in Ecuador, sepaks about the woman and their role in the community.

Song: Agua Larga
Artist: Papá Roncón
Album: Marimba Magia

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