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Music of the Americas: En Casa, June 29–30

Americas Society

June 29 - 30, 2020


(Courtesy of the artists.)

Music of the Americas continues its online video series En Casa (At Home), featuring original daily performances with musicians from around the Americas. Our Recuerdos (Memories) series is taking a brief pause during this shortened week while we observe the holiday, but we will return on July 6 with a week dedicated to Venezuelan music, curated by our friend Valentina Hidalgo.

Follow Music of the Americas on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitterto watch and receive notifications of all the performances. We will also be publishing weekly calendars here on our website, including all the videos, so you can catch up on any performances you might have missed.


Monday, June 29, 10 a.m.
En Casa: Mônica Salmaso and Teco Cardoso
Facebook: @MonicaSalmasoOficial @teco.cardoso.5

Our new friend Mônica Salmaso is joined by her husband Teco Cardoso in this delightful little samba. It's not us who say it is tiny—that is the actual title of the song, "Tiny Carnaval," by Lisa Ono and Mario Adnet.

En Casa: Mônica Salmaso & Teco Cardoso “Meu Carnaval”
(Ono & Adnet)


Tuesday, June 30, 10 a.m.
En Casa: Franco Pinna
Facebook: @franco.pinna.7

We check back with Franco Pinna and his arpa legüera. He sent us his entrancing "Labyrinth" which represents his musings on these past months of isolation.

En Casa: Franco Pinna “Labyrinth” (Pinna)