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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x96 Jorge Drexler: Poetry, music and identity
TV-PG

  • 2017-05-10T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

One night in 2002, a friend gave Jorge Drexler the chorus to a song and challenged him to write the rest of it using a complex, poetic form known as the "Décima." In this fascinating talk, Drexler examines the blended nature of identity, weaving together the history of the Décima with his own quest to write one. He closes the talk with a performance of the resulting song, "La Milonga del Moro Judío." (In Spanish with English subtitles)

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