An essay into the efforts of American-born dancer and choreographer Waldeen von Falkenstein in translating the poems of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda into English is presented. It mentions her translation of the epic "Canto General" and recognition for her efforts in conveying both meaning and atmosphere in her translations. It also takes into account her understanding of the interrelation of poetry and music and the impact of the New Criticism on Neruda's works.
Presents updates on the music industry of Latin America as of July 2004. Concert of Diego Torres in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Albums that will be released to coincide with the centennial of the birth of Chilean poet and Nobel Prize laureate Pablo Neruda.