Naxos en Español, a division of Naxos of America, is pleased to announce the second edition of the Our Music Project, from September 15th to October 15th 2021.
- The edition of the 2021 Our Music Project 2021 is a collection of four playlists made up of works by Latin American composers of different eras and styles , which show the world the musical richness of the region. These four playlists include tracks from albums with Latin American content released in the last twelve months, as well as tracks included in the 2020 first edition, offering an updated view of the Latin American music landscape.
- In the 2021 edition, the four playlists are made up of a total of 231 tracks: Our Music (55), dedicated mostly to orchestral works with some chamber pieces; Our Piano (67) and Our Guitar(43), with classical compositions for these instruments; and Our Traditional Music(66), which features folk pieces with Latin American roots from albums of the prestigious label Arc World Music.
- The four playlists represent composers from 16 Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, United States (Puerto Rico), Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.
- The four playlists will be available on the platforms with the largest presence in Latin America: Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Pandora, and YouTube.
- To enhance the Nuestra Música Project, Naxos en Español invited seven Latin American artists to record video clips in which they send a message about Latin American music. From September 15 to October 15, these messages will appear on Naxos en Español’s profiles on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
The seven participating artists who kindly recorded video clips for the second edition of the Nuestra Música Project are:
- In the playlist Our Music (2): Emmanuele Baldini (Brazilian composer and violinist), Nicole Peña-Comas (Dominican cellist).
- In the playlist Our Piano (2): Chiara D’Odorico (Paraguayan pianist), Mauricio Arias-Esguerra (Colombian pianist).
- In the playlist Our Guitar (1): Mabel Millán (Spanish guitarist).
- In the playlist Our Traditional Music (2): Marta Gómez (Colombian singer) and Rafael Energía Dominicana (Dominican singer).