apamuy shungo (satb)


  • Catalog ID: S-129
  • First Line: jatun rupay can apamuy cansay cunuy
  • Composer: Gerardo Guevara
  • Voicing: satb
  • Accompaniment: percussion
  • Language: Quichua
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Series: Canciones Del Mundo
  • Other: 2000 cd05
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen



The text of Apamuy Shungo is in Quichua, one of the indigenous languages spoken in Ecuador.  The piece itself is a Yumbo, one of the fundamental rhythmic styles found in the Andean music of Ecuador which employs  a characteristic driving rhythm.  the piece should be accompanied by a bombo (a low-pitched Andean drum).  See also S-130 Wawaki.