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Guantanamera

Music by José Martí

"Guantanamera" (Spanish: "from Guantánamo, feminine" indicating a woman from Guantánamo is perhaps the best known Cuban song and that country's most noted patriotic song, especially when using a poem by the Cuban poet José Martí for the lyrics. The official writing credits have been given to Joseíto Fernández, who first popularized the song on radio as early as 1929 (although it is unclear when the first release as a record occurred). In 1966, a version by American vocal group the Sandpipers, based on an arrangement by the Weavers from their May 1963 Carnegie Hall Reunion concert, became an international hit. It has been recorded by many other solo artists, notably by Willy Chirino, Julio Iglesias, Joan Baez, Albita, Jimmy Buffett, Celia Cruz, Bobby Darin, Raul Malo, Joe Dassin, Muslim Magomayev, José Feliciano, Biser Kirov, Wyclef Jean, Puerto Plata, Trini Lopez, La Lupe, Nana Mouskouri, Tito Puente, Andy Russell, Gloria Estefan, Pete Seeger, Robert Wyatt (under the title "Caimanera"), and by such groups as The Mavericks, Buena Vista Social Club, Los Lobos, and the Gipsy Kings.

    Release Date: 1929


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Alejandro Jimenez : Picante : Director's Edition : 884088545352 : 1617742856 : 09971497

Alejandro Jimenez : Picante

Hola Amigos! Experience authentic music styles of the Afro-Spanish-Caribbean by Puerto Rican-born author & bi-lingual educator, Alejandro Jimenez. Connect with educational philosophies and cultural backgrounds of the Spanish Caribbean to understand how they influenced the music of that area. Learn how song, dance, rhythmic instruments and drama all come together to help build confidence and promote personal expression. Originally developed and used in urban, multi-cultural settings here in the United States, the works featured in Picante are for all general music classes. Students form their own Latin Music ensembles and explore the highly rhythmic beat of the plena from Puerto Rico, the regueton which is popular among urban Latino youth, the fast two-step beat of the merengue from the Dominican Republic, the bomba from Puerto Rican folk music, and the son from Cuban dance music. These different styles influenced what we now call Salsa music. The kid-friendly ensembles have been written for Grades 5-9 and are presented from easy to more difficult. A variety of short, easily-learned ostinato rhythm patterns are played on Latin percussion and Orff instruments and added one at a time, followed by the Spanish and English lyrics. These voice parts are also made up of short ostinato patterns that, when layered in, create easily-sung harmonies in an instant! You can perform all or some of the voice parts, so do what best fits your situation. A helpful teaching sequence, dance steps and objectives linked to the National Standards are provided for each song, and all ensemble parts are reproducible! The piano/vocal printed score represents the form of each song as recorded on the companion CD, and is only a suggested guide to follow. Encourage your students to be creative and make up their own song form! Available separately: Teacher Edition (with reproducible pages), Performance/Accompaniment CD, Classroom Kit (Teacher and P/A CD). Suggested for grades 5-9.

Songlist: Guantanamera, Hola Amigos, Navidad, Picante, Sale El Sol, Carmino Del Rio, Juan Calavera, Ahora Rompe El Coro

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20845b | Director's Edition | $24.95


Deke Sharon : Latin A Cappella Vol 1 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088145804 : 08747063

Deke Sharon : Latin A Cappella Vol 1

With music from Latin America growing in popularity, here is a fun way to integrate an important cultural phenomenon into your program. This collection of four traditional songs, arranged for contemporary a cappella groups, represent but four of the many Latin musical styles: from Mexico, mariachi (Cielito Lindo), bolero (Sin Ti) and Latin rock (La Bamba), and from Cuba, Son (Guantanamera). SATB

Songlist: Cielito Lindo, Guantanamera, Sin Ti, La Bamba

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Voicing: SATB | 9466b | Songbook | $2.95 | A Cappella


Les Petits Chanteurs : Etition du Centenaire : 00  2 CDs : 3017445

Les Petits Chanteurs : Etition du Centenaire

After Emmanuel Descombes' December 2006 documentary of this famous children's chorus, RYM Musique & Buda Records now make available a beautiful box set celebrating 100 years of the choir. The 2XCD set includes some of the best of the legendary interpretations and recent recordings of the PCCB, accompanied by a twelve-page booklet including photos, history, and more.

Songlist: Ils etaient trois petits enfants, Dors, ma colombe, Guillo, prends ton tambourin, Pour les enfants de choeur et de maitrise, Sem pospeste, Hymne de Serapion, Tengo de subir al puerto, La nuit, Quand mon mari vient de dehors, Tutu maramba, Les deux cites, Le chant des adieux, Trois beaux oiseaux de paradis, Madre en la puerta, Les voisins, Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris, Chanson joyeuse de noel, Noel savoyard, Stille nacht, Noel Yougoslave, Noel Polonais, O Come, All Ye Faithful, La joie de vivre de monseigneur maillet, Un enfant est ne, Chanson de solveig, Little David, La rose rouge, Maman me permets-tu?, Yamaderano, Kalinka, and more

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8854c | 2 CDs | $18.95


Voces : A Nuestros Padres : 00  1 CD : an 10052

Voces : A Nuestros Padres

Cuba has been sharing it's culture and traditions recently with the world at large by exporting a cappella music as part of its rich musical heritage. In Voces Mirtha Millan is the music director and arranger of most of the songs which are sung by six women. Heard for the first time are elements of vocal percussion performed by women somewhat reminiscent of Vocal Sampling. Ballads abound on this recording which is spiced with both jazzy and more classical sounding arrangements. The most familiar tunes are "Cómo Fue" and "Guantanamera." Several of the tunes are accompanies by guitar and a bit of percussion.

Songlist: Tratenis de robatnos la ternura, Como fue, Ojos malignos, Capullito do aleli, Llora llora, Al fin amor, Fuga campesina, Cumbanchero, El amor de me boleo, Olvido, El manisero, La perla marina, Guantanamera, Week, Mi tierra, Negro bembon

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2389c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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Guantanamera : SAB : Roger Emerson :  1 CD : 08551470 : 073999563306

Roger Emerson : Guantanamera

Perfect your Spanish pronunciation with this multicultural treat! Roger Emerson's arrangement of the popular Cuban folksong is lots of fun to sing and builds choral skills as well. Includes optional English lyrics.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Country: Cuba

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551470 | Showtrax CD Available


Guantanamera : 2-Part : Roger Emerson : Sheet Music : 08551471 : 073999593709

Roger Emerson : Guantanamera

Perfect your Spanish pronunciation with this multicultural treat! Roger Emerson's arrangement of the popular Cuban folksong is lots of fun to sing and builds choral skills as well. Includes optional English lyrics.Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Country: Cuba

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.40 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08551471 | Showtrax CD Available

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