THE COLOMBIAN ART SONG Jaime León: Analysis and compilation of his vocal works. Vol.1

THE COLOMBIAN ART SONG Jaime León: Analysis and compilation of his vocal works. Vol.1

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Second edition Revised 2019. In this beautifully edited book, you find 17 art songs for voice and piano by the Colombian composer Jaime León (1921-2015). The book has an introductory study that contextualizes the composer and the poets. It also provides a diction guide, translation of the poems into English and their phonetic transcription.

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The book is the second edition, revised in 2019. The author is Dr. Patricia Caicedo, a soprano and musicologist specializing in the Latin American and Iberian art song repertoire. She has recorded the songs and worked along with the composer for many years. She is the founder and director of the Barcelona Festival of Song, a summer program of history and interpretation dedicated to the study of the history and interpretation of the Latin American and Iberian art song repertoire. Patricia recorded most of Leon´s songs and can be heard for free on Spotify.

Song list:

  • Más que nunca                                               

  • Todo pasó                                                        

  • Canción de noel                                             

  • Pequeña, pequeñita                                         

  • El muñeco dormilón                                     

  • Rima                                                               

  • Viaje                                                                

  • Caballito de madera                                       

  • La tunda del negrito                                      

  • El columpio                                                  

  • Canción del boga ausente                             

  • Los maderos de San Juán                             

  • Villancico de la estrella                                

  • El asnillo y el buey                                        

  • Cancioncilla de navidad                               

  • Villancico de las campanas                          

  • Tu amor es como la piel de las manzanas