Gustavo Matamoros, who took inspiration from American composer John Cage, created sound installations and soundscapes. Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the foundation of mestizo folk music is overwhelmingly European, as a result of both the successful missionary work and the subsequent hegemony of the Europeans and their descendants. 1880; National Songs in which he stylized such typical folk genres as the gato, estilo, vidalita, and décima.
To an extent that is remarkable in light of their numerous differences in other artistic and cultural realms, the different cultures from at least the 8th century to the early 16th century used similar instruments. The Inca inherited many of their musical artifacts and practices from pre-Inca peoples, such as the Moche, Chim, and Nazca. In several of his piano pieces, his String Quartet. It seems clear that some composers sought international recognition through the intrinsic quality of their works, not through their relationship to indigenous music. 7 8 The album is sung in English, Spanish and Portuguese ; and features Latin American singers. Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Latin Songs and the Hot Dance Club Play.