Artist Profiles: Citania

Citania was started in 1986, researching Galician traditional tunes and recovering ancient musical instruments. The group disbanded in the early 1990s.

Musicians: Xosé Álvarez on lute; Lete Torres on flute, ocarina; Fernando Aguiar on zanfona; Fernando Rey on Galician frame drum and tambourine; Xesús Domínguez on guitar; and Miguel García on flute.

Discography:

Citania (Sonifolk, 1986)
O Asubío Do Padriño (Sonifolk, 1988)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.
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