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Dreamers: Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider

Dreamers: Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider by Magos Herrera
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Magos Herrera

Label: Sony Music
Released: 2018
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Track Listing

1. Niña- Poem by Octavio Paz - Music:Magos Herrera & Felipe Pérez Santiago 2. Balderrama- Gustavo “Cuchi” Leguizamón, Jose Manual Castilla 3. Dreams- Poem excerpt from “El Cantaro Roto” by Octavio Paz – Music:Magos Herrera 4. De manha-Caetano Veloso 5. Volver a los 17-Violeta Parra 6. Milonga gris-Carlos Aguirre 7. La Aurora de Nueva York- Poem by Federico García Lorca -Music Vicente Amigo Girol 8. Eu vim da Bahia-Gilberto Gil 9. Coração Vagabundo -Caetano Veloso 10. Tu y yo-Poem excerpt from “Tú Y Yo.” by Rubén Dario-Music by Magos Herrera, Fabio Gouvea 11. La llorona-Public Domain 12. Luz de Luna-Alvaro Carrillo 13.Undiu-Joao Gilberto


Personnel

Magos Herrera
voice / vocals

Additional Personnel / Information

Magos Herrera, voz Johnny Gandelsman, violín Colin Jacobsen, violín Nicholas Cords, viola Michael Nicolas, chelo Miguel Poveda, artista invitado en La Aurora de Nueva York Mathias Kunzli, Percusion Gonzalo Grau, Percusion Sol y La Conja, palmas flamencas Edward Perez, contrabajo

Album Description

These days, when even the term “dreamers” is disputed territory, celebrating beauty is a political act. That is the beating heart of Dreamers, the collaboration between Magos Herrera and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider. The recording, includes gems of the Ibero-American songbook as well as pieces written to texts by Octavio Paz, Rubén Darío, and Federico García Lorca — all reimagined by a superb group of arrangers including Jaques Morelenbaum, Gonzalo Grau, Diego Schissi, Guillermo Klein and Brooklyn Rider’s own Colin Jacobsen. The connecting thread is that the poets and songwriters featured on Dreamers came from places that have endured brutal state violence. Consider Violeta Parra, from Chile; Joao Gilberto, Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, from Brazil; Gustavo “Cuchi” Leguizamón, from Argentina , García Lorca, Spain and poet, essayist and Nobel Prize winner, Octavio Paz. Dreamers is a reminder that “beauty can come out of terrible situations. As Leonard Bernstein said, ’This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before’.


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