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Nicaragua: Luis Abraham Delgadillo Remembers Alfonso Zelaya

A vivid memory of President Jose Santos Zelaya’s youngest son and musical genius. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: “Romance Oriental para Mariíta Huezo” [VIDEO]

A short film about the 1931 Managua earthquake, the death of Mariíta Huezo, and a musical composition by Luis Abraham Delgadillo. [Watch after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Lectures on Music History at IHNCA

The topic of each lecture presented at the History Institute of Nicaragua and Central America in Managua. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Music Ads from the Late 19th Century

Music goods and services offered by Alejandro Cousin (Managua), Pablo Vega (León and Masaya), and Carlos Cuadra Pérez (Granada). [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Walcker Pipe Organs for the Lasallian Brothers, pt. 1

A very brief history of the church organ in Nicaragua and the last known pipe organs to be heard in Managua and León. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Alejandro Cousin’s March “Del Atlántico al Pacífico”

The announcement of a composition by Cousin in honor of Aniceto G. Menocal, a noted Cuban engineer who worked on the Nicaragua Canal project during the late nineteenth century. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Premiere of L.A. Delgadillo’s “Romance Oriental”

A catastrophic earthquake, a young woman’s death, a composition in her memory, and it’s New York premiere. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: The New Cathedral at 20

A commemoration of a beautiful work of architecture and central place of Catholic worship. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Delgadillo and his “Comentarios…,” pt. 1

In 1919 Nicaraguan composer Luis Abraham Delgadillo published his second book, “Commentary on the Advice by Schumann” (Tipografía Nacional, Managua), an elaborate series of glosses…

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Nicaragua: Poem “A través de tus fotos”

A poem from a friend inspired by my photography. [More after the jump.]

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