Micaela Chauque is a revered modern Andean musician and composer from Argentina. Her joyful song “El Milagroso,” which means “the miraculous” in English, is a beautiful example of traditional instrumental Andean music — one of the remnants of the cultures of the area who are descendants of the lost civilization of the sun in South America, where reverence for the spiritual sun was deeply rooted.
Below is a lively performance of “El Milagroso,” highlighting the simple joy this kind of music can evoke:
For a more polished version, here is Micaela Chauque’s official music video for this song:
This song has been added to the music resource gallery, where more examples of Andean music can also be found:
Featured image is a screenshot from the video above.