Tiempos que cambian

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Tiempos que cambian
Studio album by
Released1974
Recorded1973
Genre Folk music
Protest music
Length36:58
Label Odeon
Alerce
Warner
Producer Víctor Jara
Víctor Jara chronology
Canto por travesura
(1973)
Tiempos que cambian
(1974)
Manifiesto
(1974)

Tiempos que cambian [1] [2] (Times That Change) was scheduled to be the ninth studio album by Chilean songwriter Víctor Jara as a soloist, but was left incomplete [3] due to the murder of the songwriter by the Chilean military in the 1973 military coup d'état. Originally, the album was planned to be named Tiempos Nuevos (New Times), but later on the title was modified to the present version. [4]

Víctor Jara Chilean teacher, theatre director, poet, singer-songwriter, and political activist

Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez was a Chilean teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter and communist political activist tortured and killed during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. He developed Chilean theater by directing a broad array of works, ranging from locally produced plays to world classics, as well as the experimental work of playwrights such as Ann Jellicoe. He also played a pivotal role among neo-folkloric musicians who established the Nueva Canción Chilena movement. This led to an uprising of new sounds in popular music during the administration of President Salvador Allende.

1973 Chilean coup détat coup détat in Chile on 11 September 1973

The 1973 Chilean coup d'état was a watershed moment in both the history of Chile and the Cold War. Following an extended period of social unrest and political tension between the opposition-controlled Congress of Chile and the socialist President Salvador Allende, as well as economic warfare ordered by US President Richard Nixon, Allende was overthrown by the armed forces and national police.

Although intended for release in 1974, it was released posthumously in Europe with numerous earlier songs added to complete the album. It was released in the UK as Manifiesto (Manifest), in France as Presente (Present) and in Spain as Canciones póstumas (Posthumous songs).

Europe Continent in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Asia to the east, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

Manifiesto is the ninth solo studio album from Chilean songwriter Víctor Jara. It was edited after his death, using as a base the songs written for the album Tiempos que cambian , that was left unfinished.

France Republic in Europe with several non-European regions

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The Chilean music group Inti Illimani and the Chilean musician Patricio Castillo, of Quilapayún until 1971, also collaborated on the recording of this album. Several years later, Castillo returned to Quilapayún in a more definitive way. The vast majority of the songs were written by Víctor Jara, with the exception of "Aquí me quedo" (Here I stay), composed with Patricio Castillo.

Patricio Castillo is a Spanish-Chilean vocal actor, performer, singer and songwriter. He became well known for his roles in the Spanish language performing songs for HBO's Flight of the Conchords, Happy Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Corpse Bride.

Quilapayún are a folk music group from Chile and among the longest lasting and most influential ambassadors of the Nueva Canción Chilena movement and genre. Formed during the mid-1960s, the group became inseparable with the revolution that occurred in the popular music of the country under the Popular Unity Government of Salvador Allende. Since its formation and during its forty-year history - both in Chile and during its lengthy period of exile in France - the group has seen modifications to its personnel lineup and the subject and content of its work. Controversy regarding irreconcilable differences with the current and former group directors led to the division into two distinctive Quilapayún ensembles; one in Chile (Quilapayún-Histórico) and one in France (Quilapayún-France).

The description below only shows the original songs Victor Jara left for this album.

Track listing

All music composed by Víctor Jara, unless otherwise stated.

No.TitleMusicLength
1."Aquí me quedo" Pablo Neruda, Patricio Castillo, Víctor Jara3:01
2."Caicaivilú (o La serpiente luminosa)" (single A, 1972) 3:10
3."Cuando voy al trabajo" 3:53
4."Doncella encantada (o Huillimalón)" (single B, 1972) 4:19
5."Manifiesto" 4:29
6."Pimiento (o El Pimiento)" 3:55
7."Vientos del Pueblo" 2:37

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