5 results where found for «Inti-Illimani»


The Letter (La carta)

Music piece by:
Violeta Parra
Testimony by:
Paicavi Painemal
Detention in:
« We set up a band with a group of fellow prisoners. They were young, university students. One of them had a guitar. »
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« We also sang songs by Victor Jara ('Luchín'), Patricio Manns ('Arriba en la cordillera'), Inti-Illimani, Illapu, and Schwenke y Nilo. I still have the cassettes. When I listen to them the good memories come back to me. »
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Luchín

Music piece by:
Víctor Jara
Testimony by:
anonymous
Detention in:
« They said that once you got to the prison of Teja Island, you were safe. »
[...]
« The owner of the guitar was an academic who knew songs by Víctor Jara, Quilapayún and Inti-Illimani. They were popular at that time and we identified with them. Their songs represented the people and the peasants. »
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The Prisoner of Til Til (El cautivo de Til Til)

Music piece by:
Patricio Manns
Testimony by:
Fernando Aravena
Detention in:
« The political prisoners organised mateadas once or twice a week, during which we did poetry and sang songs, amongst them ‘El cautivo de Til Til’ by Patricio Manns, ‘Samba Landó’ and ‘Vuelvo’ by Inti-Illimani, ‘Valparaíso’ by Osvaldo ‘Gitano’ Rodríguez, and songs by Eduardo ‘Gato’ Alquinta and Silvio Rodríguez. »
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I Come Back (Vuelvo)

Music piece by:
Patricio Manns (lyrics) and Horacio Salinas (music)
Testimony by:
Fernando Aravena
Detention in:
« During our mateadas in the Prison of Santiago, we always talked about the song ‘Vuelvo’ (I Come Back). It gave you the hope of returning to the fight. The prison was only something temporary. »
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« Inti-Illimani »
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Cantata Santa María de Iquique - Prelude

Music piece by:
Luis Advis
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla
« Between March 1974 and July 1975, I had the opportunity to arrange about 200 songs and direct the production of the Cantata de Santa María de Iquique. In truth, the prison was my conservatoire. That’s where I learnt the basics of the profession of musician. »
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« That’s how we took records into the prison by Atahualpa Yupanqui, Mercedes Sosa, Chico Buarque, Carlos Puebla, Joan Manuel Serrat, Mikis Theodorakis, Joan Báez, Violeta Parra, Daniel Viglietti and the main figures of the Nueva Canción Chilena such as Victor Jara, Patricio Manns, Isabel and Ángel Parra, Rolando Alarcón, Quilapayún, Inti-illimani, Aparcoa and Illapu, among others. »
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