paraguay: sounds of hope
Interview with Luis Szarán
FRONTLINE/World interviews Szarán, founder of the program featured in the video, who describes life in Paraguay, the inspiration for his program, his background, and what he hopes to achieve with Sounds of the Earth.
“The Music of the Missions”
Luis Szarán, who is profiled in the video, wanted to recreate the musical tradition of the Jesuit missions in colonial Paraguay by starting his Sounds of the Earth program. This article provides more background on the music of these missions.
FRONTLINE/World provides a history, map, related links and a description of life in Paraguay today.