Description

Using authentic flutes, drums and percussion of the indigenous people of Mexico, Xavier Quijas Yxayotl (Huichol), Tonantzin Carmelo (Mexica/Tongva), Juan Ayala (Mexica) and Jaime Ayala (Mexica) present the pulsing rhythms and flamboyant dances of the last great civilization of Mesoamerica – the Aztecs.

TRACKS: Click below to listen.
1. Copal Offering (to the Four Directions – 4:40)
2. Antigua (to the Ancestors – 2:34)
3. Tezcatlipoca y Fuego

(to the Smoking Mirror and Fire Serpent – 6:20)

4. Xipe Totec (to Spring and New Life – 3:25)
5. Tonantzin (to Mother Earth – 2:45)
6. Mazatl (to the Deer – 4:13)
7. El Danzante

(to the Dancers Who Carry on the Tradition – 4:04)

8. Apache (to the Apache – 4:03)
9. Ixtakcuautli (to the White Eagle – 3:22)
10. Ehecatl (to the Wind God – 3:42)
11. Mictlantecutli (the Ruler of the Underworld – 3:26)
Total Time: 46:37