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Museo de la Canción Yucateca (Museum of the Yucatecan Song)

Museum_of_Yucatecan_SongLocated on Calle 57 near Calle 50, the Museo de la Canción Yucateca is one of the great places to visit in Mérida – and fundamentally important as an archive for researching music for The Mapmaker’s Opera!

The museum was founded on November 5, 1978, at the initiative of Mrs. Rosario Caceres Baqueiro Chamomile, granddaughter of the composer Cyril Baqueiro Preve “Chan-Cyl”. Continue Reading →

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Great Trova Yucateca Musicians #1

I am learning, and writing, about great Trova Yucateca musicians in this next series of posts whilst we are in preparation to record the 10th audio demo for The Mapmaker’s Opera, adapted from the novel by Béa Gonzalez.

I’ve gone back to the rich vein of Mexican music that comes from the Yucatán peninsula, as a couple of the remaining songs in the show still to be composed, borrow from this wonderful musical milieu.

This series of posts, over a course of weeks, is going to include: Pastor Cervera, Armando Manzanero, Cirilo Baqueiro Preve “Chancil”, Ermilo Padron Lopez, Juan Acereto as well as the subject of today’s blog: Ricardo Palmerin.  You may recall from a much earlier post, that I have already covered the music of Guty Cárdenas. Continue Reading →

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