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La musique sud-américaine - Cayetano et la baleine


Cayetano lives in a small village atop the Andes, but he dreams of exploring the world beyond the mountain. One day, the elder asks him to travel to the other side of the continent to greet his friend, the Whale. If he should ever need help, Cayetano would only have to untie a knot from the magic cord the old man gave to him... Let yourself be entranced by the sounds of Andean flutes, charangos, congas, guitars and accordion, the voice of the singer Bia and the Argentinian accent of Luis Rigou. Discover the songs and rhythms of South America!

Discovering World Music series

A true work of art, each title from this series is a cultural initiation through various means: music, instruments, songs, tales, history, geography, plants and animals. The texts are read by narrators from everywhere, meaning sounds from different languages like Russian, Portuguese, Creole and Arabic can be heard. Each book is the result of a collaboration between authors, illustrators and expert musicians with the support of the Boulogne-Billancourt National Conservatory in partnership with the Action Fund of SACEM.

• Music of Russia – Emporte-moi (Take Me Away), Lissa Ivanovna
• Music of North Africa – Zowa et l’oasis (Zowa and the Oasis)
• Creole Music – Tino le lamantin (Tino the Manatee)
• Music of Brazil – Les petits cireurs de chaussures (The Little Shoeshiners)
• Music of South America – Cayetano et la baleine (Cayetano and the Whale)
• Music of India – La danse du démon (The Demon’s Dance)
• Music of Gypsies – Le Petit Cheval d’étoiles (The Little Starry Horse)
• Music of Africa – Timbélélé et la reine Lune (Timbélélé and the Moon Queen)

A 10% discount is granted on the purchase of 4 titles or more of the Discovering World Music series.


Codes: Document and CD - GAL1170
ISBN Number: 978-2-07062-1170
Number Of Pages: 32