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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Guaguanco

The Harlem Quartet Photo: Herminio Rodriguez

Guaguanco is a style of Cuban rumba that is often centered around the human voice and percussion. Recently, Cuban composer Guido Gavilan wrote a guaguanco for string quartet. Can that work? We think it works beautifully. On today's show, hear the Harlem Quartet play the Cuarteto en Guaguanco by Guido Gavilan, from a concert in Colorado Springs.

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