Central America

Estrellita by Manuel Ponce

Estrellita by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) Manuel Ponce was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a usually forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore. Many of his compositions are strongly influenced by the harmonies and form …

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Study No 1 (Estudios Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer

Study No 1 (Estudio Sencillos) by Leo Brouwer (1939) Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado. Brouwer is best known for his performances and guitar compositions of modern music.

Quizas Quizas Quizas by Osvaldo Farres

Quizas Quizas Quizas by Osvaldo Farres (1903-1985) Osvaldo Farres was a Cuban song-writer and composer. Although unable to read or write music, he became a prolific and world-renowned composer. His songs include Quizás, Quizás, Quizás, “Acercate Mas”, “Tres Palabras”, “Toda Una Vida” and his own favorite “Madrecita” written in honor of his mother and still …

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