Lyrics: Celso Emilio Ferreiro (poem titled “Spiritual”, from the book “Longa noite de pedra”) Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil The poet from Celanova (Ourense) Celso Emilio Ferreiro is the bard with the most musical versions of his work. And it is that in each verse of Ferreiro […]

Lyrics: Alfonso X O Sabio Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil Alfonso X El Sabio is projected from the thirteenth century to the present day with a masterpiece such as “Cantigas de Santa María”. These cantigas are one of the most important collections of monophonic song in Western […]

Lyrics: Leiras Pulpeiro Adaptation of the lyrics: Carlos and Fran Amil Music: Fran and Carlos Amil Manuel Leiras Pulpeiro, born in Mondoñedo (Lugo), is one of the components of the Rexurdimento (Resurgence) and published in 1911 the book “Cantares gallegos”, where he collected popular songs. We made a little potpourri, putting together some of those […]

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 […]