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The 4th of July in Nicaragua [1919]

Luis Abraham Delgadillo directed the national military band in a program of music celebrating US Independence Day. [Read more after the jump]

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The 4th of July in Nicaragua [1889]

“In the evening its fine military band by order of President Carazo, appeared before the Consulate and played patriotic airs…” [Read more after the jump]

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Nicaragua: About those “Nicaragua Shoes”…

How the memory of an old pair of shoes became relevant once again. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Don Zelaya performs “Estrellita”

Carlos Alfonso Zelaya’s recorded performance on a Welte and Sons piano roll from 1929. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Managua on March 31, 1931…

Carlos Ramírez Velásquez remembers the Managua earthquake of 1931. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: Backstory to “Plaza de Toros Vicente Hurtado Catarran, Barrio Pueblo Nuevo, Juigalpa”

How I came to discover an all-wooden bull-riding arena in cowboy country. [Read more after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: The Bells of the Basilica Minor of Saint Sebastian, Diriamba

A church where every bell has a name. [More after the jump.]

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Nicaragua: The Secret Talent of Henrique H. Gottel

On the musical abilities of a 19th-century German immigrant and founder of a Nicaraguan newspaper. [Read more 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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