If the Ecuadorian-Andean folkloric music is similar to other such Andean
music (e.g., Peruvian and Bolivian), this is quite a valuable find, and the
music can often be attractive, coming from a rich tradition. It seems to
be a law that old tapes like this will be poorly labeled, if at all.
On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:17 AM, Inigo Cubillo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> A shorter and better working link below. The article is interesting, and
> certainly the uncovering of that musical treasure will set a landmark in
> Ecuadorian music history. I'm not particularly fond of Ecuadorian music,
> but if the entire master tapes of one pioneering Ecuadorian record label
> has been found, it deserves some attention.
> Mr. Rota, plans to digitalise and preserve that treasure for public access,
> surely could deserve some ARSC funding. I suggest ARSC board to approach
> Mr. Rota, and encourage him to document and rationalise his plans, applying
> for an ARSC grant!