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Cielito Lindo (Lovely Sweet One)

Latin French, Italian Notes
Cielito Lindo (Lovely Sweet One)

Chances are you've belted out your share of “Ay,ay, ay, ay” choruses in that timeless Mexican song about a lovely lady with dark eyes. Everyone knows ‘Cielito Lindo’, right – even if you've never been to Mexico. And even if you have no idea what “Sierra Morena” means in the first line. Or why the lady's eyes are called “contraband.” Besides dark, flashing eyes, the lady was said to have a lunar (a mole) near her mouth. The blemish got into...

 

Estate (Summer)

Jazz Notes
Estate (Summer)

The italian piano player, singer and composer Bruno Martino wrote the pop song "Estate" (Summer) with text of Bruno Brighetti in 1960. The brasilian singer Joao Gilberto, during a tournée in Italy heard it and decided to include the song in his repertoire and also recorded it in italian. From that moment the song became famous and was played and sung by many important jazz artists.

The title refers to summer, and the lyrics describe a love lost during summer and the bitter...

 

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.1 'Titan'

Classical Notes
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.1 'Titan'

Many people think Mahler just didn’t know when to stop composing something. Almost everything he writes is over an hour long! Some people think there are two many ideas and for those who think that, his First Symphony is one to enjoy. This symphony is one of his only major works under an hour long (under most conductors). It is a great starting point for anyone interested in Mahler!

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.1 ‘Titan’



Born in 1860, in...

 

Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues by Skip James

Blues Notes
Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues by Skip James

Robert Johnson died young and became a blues legend. Skip James lived to a ripe old age. It was a bad career move. Born June 21, 1902, in Yazoo City, Mississippi, at the "colored" hospital, Skip James was raised on the Woodbine Plantation, fifteen miles south of Yazoo City and a mile and a half from nearby Bentonia. His mother bought him his first guitar for $2.50 in 1912. Henry Stuckey, a guitarist five years older taught James the venerable...

 

Paco de Lucia – Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

Latin French, Italian Notes
Paco de Lucia – Flamenco Guitar Virtuoso

The training ground for a flamenco guitarist, De Lucia once said, "is the music around you, made by people you see, the people you make music with. You learn it from your family, from your friends, in la juera (the party) drinking. And then you work on technique. Guitarists do not need to study. And, as it is with any music, the great ones will spend some time working with the young players who show special talent. You must understand that a Gypsy's...

 

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