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Spanish MackerelNancy Tucker
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Spanish Mackerel 

Nancy Tucker

Written and Performed by Nancy Tucker

Music, Specifically Solo Guitar

2:13 minutes

Accepts Commission Assignments - INQUIRE

Goshen, Connecticut


One of two original pieces of music inspired by my time in Chile as an exchange student in 1970 just before Allende came into office. I wrote this piece decades after I was there, and at first I didn’t see the connection. 1970 was a very tumultuous time in Chile, and all of that turmoil had a huge influence on my young heart. This month’s muse painting looks to me like a long journey by train, which is how I traveled while there, and how I saw most of the amazing Chilean country.

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