Old missionary manuscript in Bolivia was immortalized

EFE reports via Pagina Siete: The score of an old missionary mass in the country was written between 1730 and 1740. The musical score of an old missionary mass written between 1730 and 1740 and sheltered for more than three centuries by the inhabitants of the Chiquitania, in the east of the country, has been…

Jesuit Legacy in the Bolivian Jungle: A Love of Baroque Music

Nicholas Casey for The New York Times: Jesuit Legacy in the Bolivian Jungle: A Love of Baroque Music Students played in a local orchestra concert last month. Baroque music is deeply embedded in the indigenous culture. CreditLena Mucha for The New York Times CONCEPCIÓN, Bolivia — The aging musical score wasn’t easy to read. It was…

The Chiquitania: Tropical Important Plant Areas in Bolivia

A very diverse region, it is worth noting that a gas pipeline crosses this region, from San Jose de Chiquitos to San Marias, en route to Cuiaba, Brazil. The Bolivian portion of that pipeline was the first one in Bolivia to have been reforested with indigenous species, a superb work made by the Museo de…