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    Fernando Sor’s Op.9, “Variations on a Theme of Mozart” - Spanish Music - Selection No 12

    The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted. William Shakespeare He lead an interesting life did...
  2. William Garza

    How much baggage should I carry?

    I find myself surrounded tonite by..things... Physical things Mental things Emotional things Mind-body-Spirit things And ime afraid I may take...things with me when I go. Things important to the moment, things I think that I may need Just in case things... Fuel for the the Bonfire of my...
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    Spanish Music - Selection No 10

    Well.....Today's selection is not all about music. But the positive reaction to Paola Hermosin last week encouraged me to submit this utube video of her trip to Cordoba. She had been invited to perform there and took the opportunity to make a video record of her visit. And if you ever wondered...
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    Spanish Music - Selection No 9

    Got told off by a friend for not continuing with my Spanish Music thread. So here we go again. Serenata Española by Joaquim Malats - Played here by Paola Hermosin
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    Spanish Camino Music – Selection No. 8

    Easter wishes from Paola Hermosín. Soleá, Dame la Mano Loneliness, give me your hand - expresses the ache and the passion of Christ. SEMANA SANTA, SEVILLA 2020
  6. CollinSK

    My playlist of the music on the way to Santiago for 32 days in 2016 is as follows. And yours?

    My playlist of the music on the way to Santiago for 32 days in 2016 is as follows. And yours? Evanescence - Bring Me To Life Evanescence - My Immortal Guns N' Roses - November Rain Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine Imagine Dragons - Demons Imagine Dragons - Radioactive Metallica - Nothing...
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    Spanish Camino Music – Selection No. 7

    When one sees a Utube video that has had over 18 million views, one would think that alone would deem it essential viewing. When the video in question is a "Classical"guitar performance, and by someone to me unknown, that absolutely guarantees I'll be hitting the GO button. One can debate as to...
  8. Iriebabel

    What’s on your camino music playlist ? This one is for Spain !

    A usual housework Saturday got me thinking . The music below says “ I get by with a little help from my friends”. Music is my friend, ...the camino is my friend.... How did I make it thru the toughest times on the camino? My happiest moments was when the perfect song on my Ipod came on... I...
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    Spanish Camino Music – Selection No. 6

    Today we feature The Romero family of guitarists who perform/ed as ‘Los Romero’. We have listed two Spanish Dances composed by Enrique Granados in a previous selection. Here we have two members of the Romero family, Celin and Celino, performing Nos 2 and 5. The CONCERTO ANDALUZ for FOUR...
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    Spanish Camino Music – Selection No. 5

    Today something to really knock your socks off. Firstly, Danzas Espanolas Op.27 – No 11 Oriental. By Enrique Granados (1867–1916) It was in 1889 that he published his Danzas españolas which brought him international recognition. Performed here by I Selder & E Lenhartova...
  11. koilife

    Where to buy a Fado/Portuguese Guitar

    My oldest son is a music major, and his favorite instrument is guitar. I'd like to purchase and ship a quality Fado/Portuguese guitar back home. I'll be in both Lisbon (three full days), Coimbra (one full day), and Porto (one full day). I'm looking for both quality and value (and I assume I'll...
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    Spanish Camino Music – Selection No. 4

    Today something really special. Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concerto De Aranjuez - Adagio - for Guitar and Orchestra. Born in 1901 and falling victim to a diphtheria epidemic when only three and a half years old, young Joaquin was left almost completely blind. After many vision restoration attempts he...
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    Spanish Camino Music - Selection No: 3

    The third of my collection of my Spanish guitar pieces listened to at roadside lunchtime picnics is the melancholic Tango Maria. The third composition was written for classical guitar by Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909). Arrangement by Pedro Abreu. Pedro Abreu, guitar and bass - Goran Zegarac...
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    Spanish Camino Music - Selection No: 2

    The second of my collection of my Spanish guitar pieces listened to at roadside lunchtime picnics Capricho Arabe. Composed by Francisco Tarrega, 1852 - 1909, a prolific composer who is also considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Played here by Jesus Amaya. Listen for the...
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    Spanish Camino Music - Selection No: 1

    The Guitar. It is the instrument that springs to my mind when Spanish music is mentioned. "What if," I thought, "I downloaded a selection to my phone and played them, on my little bluetooth speaker, during my roadside, picnic lunch stops along the Camino. "That would be cool in a relaxing, yet...
  16. NJohn

    What’s on your playlist?

    In reading different blogs and Camino journals, I see there are times when listening to music helps the journey for some of you. If you’ve created one, I’m curious to know what’s on your Camino playlist?
  17. R

    Ultreia song chords?

    I am planning to bring my ukulele on the Camino and have been practicing some songs. I'm trying to find chords for the song "Ultreia" but haven't been able to on the Internet. If anyone has them handy, let me know. Thanks!
  18. D

    A Camino de Santiago Themed Playlist

    A few songs to wash up those beautiful memories if you've returned or fire you up if you're planning or thinking about going walkabout: 1. Midnight on the Interstate - Trampled by Turtles Reminds me of striding out of Leon at midnight and guided by the pearly light of the full moon. If you can...
  19. Brian E

    Camino music/songs

    After my first Camino I found I liked to kind of zone out once in awhile with music or if I needed some extra energy or motivation. Always looking for good 'camino' songs if anyone has suggestions. I just added Thick as Thieves by Natalie Merchant to the song list for next year. Wonderful song...

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