Lyrics: Rosalía de Castro Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil Little to add about the most studied and recognized figure of Galician poetry. If anything, delve into the latest trend in biographical review, which places Rosalía at the pinnacle of modernity in her time, breaking with the clichés […]

Lyrics: Amado Carballo Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil Luís Amado Carballo, from Pontevedra, is one of the main poets of the early 20th century, and one of those who brought modernity to Galician poetry. “Candeloria” is a song that unites field and spring in the palm of […]

Lyrics: Antón Tovar Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos e Fran Amil Music: Fran e Carlos Amil Born in Pereira, Rairiz de Veiga, in the A Limia region of Ourense, Antón Tovar was a bilingual poet who in 1962 published “Arredores (Surroundings)” in the Galaxia publishing house. Even though his poetry used to be framed within […]

Lyrics: Xosé María Díaz Castro Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil Born in Guitiriz (Lugo), Xosé María Díaz Castro only published the book of poems “Nimbos” during his lifetime at the Galaxia publishing house, in 1961. “Coma brasas” belongs to the “Pórtico” section, the first of the seven […]

Lyrics: Mendiño Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil We start the album with one of the cantigas de amigo (friend songs) considered a milestone in traditional Galician-Portuguese poetry. It is preserved in the Songbook of the Vatican Library and in that of the National Library of Lisbon (Cancionero […]

It has been 109 years since Manuel Leiras Pulpeiro (Mondoñedo October 25, 1854, November 9, 1912), a writer belonging to the Rexurdimento (Resurgence), has died. He collected a huge amount of proverbs, riddles, songs and other herbs of popular culture, which among other things had to provide the structure of the only book he published […]

In Vilanova de Arousa (Pontevedra) on October 28, 1866, not a star was born, but a whole literary constellation that was to be called Ramón María del Valle-Inclán. A hurricane, an erupting volcano, a tidal wave that would shake the literary world, and illuminate it with a brilliance unprecedented until that date. A bohemian light […]