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Madonna Admires Basque Culture, Kalakan member says

June 13, 2012

Pop superstar Madonna played the Basque txalaparta when she visited the Basque Country and was very interested in Basque culture, according to an interview with a member of the group Kalakan. Thierry Biscary, one of the members of the musical trio Kalakan,...

Popularizing a Basque Musical Tradition

December 4, 2010

The txalaparta is one of the world's most unique musical instruments -- one in which two people play together creating rhythmic, organic melodies. This art form has been popularized by the Basque Country duo of Harkaitz Martinez de San V...

Nomadic Txalaparta Players Tour the U.S.

October 4, 2010

The Basque Country duo of Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente and Mikel Ugarte have focused the spotlight on the unique instrument known as txalaparta here in the U.S. Read More »...

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