FRIDAY 1
8.00 p.m.

ÚBEDA
Auditorium of the Hospital of Santiago

 

YOLOTLI. CORO DE MUJERES DE LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS DE MÉXICO
Leticia Armijo, director

 

From where the Earth beats…: Songs in Mexican indigenous languages
(family concert)

 

The present collection of songs is part of the Method of Music Education in Indigenous Languages of Mexico, recently published by the Collective of Women in Music A. C in collaboration with the National Institute of Indigenous Languages of Mexico. The songbook aims to collect, create and recreate the musical beauty of the songs of Mexico in indigenous languages, with didactic purposes, leaving written testimony of the greatness of our traditions. Yolotli, meaning “heart” in Nahuatl language, collects from the heart of Mexico the notes of the present songbook, indisputable jewels that make up the majestic plumage of our identity. Delicious metaphors of our culture, where the taste of our customs is present.

PROGRAM

Anonymous
Xiquiyehua in xóchitl
(based on an anonymous traditional song in náhuatl language)

José Hernández (?)
Yana ua ri’ rïn
(based on a traditional song in triqui language)

Anonymous
Hant ihyaao iiya
(based on a traditional song in seri language)

Francisco Villegas Valencia (?)
Lupita ne ja liaka
(based on a traditional song in mayo language)

Roselia Jiménez Pérez (b.1959)
Nan lu’um k’inal
(based on a traditional song in lengua tojolwinik’otik language)

Eustaquio Jiménez Girón (1904-1981)
Teca huinni’
(based on a traditional song in zapoteco language)

Juan Victoriano Cira (1920-2009)
T’arheperama
(courtship song in purépecha language)

Anonymous
Cal ú ami
(anonymous lullabye in tojono o’otam sonorenses)

Ma cochi pitentzin
(based on an anonymous traditional song in náhuatl language)

Koshiñ jeñ-arika
(based on an anonymous traditional song in ku’ahl language)

Veronika antsil
(anonymous processional song in Tsotsil language from San Juan Chamula)

Jay yooy omar
(kumiai-kiliwa anonymous song from the community of the Huerta)

Duration: 60’

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE AGENCIA MEXICANA DE COOPERACIÓN INTERNACIONAL PARA EL DESARROLLO, SECRETARÍA DE RELACIONES EXTERIORES OF MEXICO AND AEROMÉXICO
     

CONCERT SPONSORED BY CAIXABANK

Ana Andrade, soprano
Lucía Delgado, soprano
Jaqueline Zarate, mezzo-soprano
Batseba Camacho, mezzo-soprano
Claudia Rivero, contralto
Jennifer Friedman, contralto

Leticia Armijo, director

Leticia Armijo, director. Considered to be one of the most prolific female composers of Mexico, her music has been performed by distinguished musicians in Mexico, France, Japan, Portugal, Cuba, Spain and Austria. As an investigator specialized in the subject of Mexican women in music, she has dictated master conferences in México, Austria, Cuba, United States and Spain. In 2007 she was awarded with The SACM Award of Symphonic Composition and the Electro-acoustic Composition Award that gives the Department of Culture and Education through the Laboratory of Computer Music in Spain. Such award will be granted to her again in 2009. She is awarded by the SACM with the Trayectoria 2013 and in 2017 she receives recognition Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza, granted by the National Feminist Front. Armijo graduated from Bachelor in Composition with honors, Master in Promotion and Management of Music and the Doctorate in History and Science of Music from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), with Cum Laude mention. Intern of FONCA and the UAM, she has done two post doctorates in composition at Universidad de Granada and at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Yolotli, Choir of Women of the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico. Founded by the Mexican composer Leticia Armijo in 2007, it was created with the mission of preserving the languages and musical traditions of the indigenous peoples of Mexico, integrating women from these historically marginalized groups into the large formats of concert music in Mexico. The repertoire of the choir is part of the traditional songs of Mexico in indigenous languages such as Nahuatl, purépecha, tsotsil, kumiai-kiliwa, triqui, seri, zapoteco, mayo, tojolwinik’otik and papago, also integrating works representative of the choral repertoire in these languages in the process of extinction and historically marginalized, transcribed and arranged by its director and founder, Leticia Armijo.

 

YOUTUBE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EmN06PDoqY

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