This recording contains music of the Andean people as performed in their own communities. It contains stunning panpipe ensembles and a wide variety of vocal and instrumental styles. A single festival from the Mantaro Valley is documented here plus the panpipe, flute, and takara music of the Aymara, as featured in Tom Turino’s book, Moving Away from Silence. 29 tracks. “Interesting listening, a contrast to everyday fare.” — Sing Out!