Manifiesto: Se Siente
Extracted from the work Avant-garde 20|XX, this song recognizes the worlds that form the marvelous pluriverse that is Latin America.
The cry of the flute inspires the thunder of the drums that with their beating invoke the rising sun… it’s there when the fire of the people grows with strength and the village grows as they say the Manifiesto: Se Siente!
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Manuel Elkin Patarroyo
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Edson Arantes do Nascimento
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Roberto Gomez Bolaños
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Celina Maria Turchi Martelli
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Rigoberta Menchú Tum
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Milad Alexandre Mack Atala
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