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lunes, 22 de septiembre de 2008

Debra Scroggins Canta El Nido - Debra Scroggins Sings Carlos Colón-Quintana's El Nido at Baylor University


Esta es la versión para piano de El Nido, con texto del poeta salvadoreño Alfredo Espino. La cantante es Debra Scroggins y fue grabado en vivo en la Biblioteca Armstrong-Browning de la Universidad de Baylor.


This is the piano version of El Nido, with lyrics by Salvadorean poet Alfredo Espino (1900-1928).

Debra Scroggins, mezzo-soprano & composer, has sung extensively throughout the United States and in Europe. She has appeared in concert with the English Chamber Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra and many others. Noted conductors for whom she has served as soloist include Sir David Willcocks, Lazlo Heltay and the late Robert Shaw and Eduardo Mata. In addition to her performance career Debra is also an active composer.
She is accompanied by pianist Alan Dyer, at a live recital on September 17, 2008 at Armstrong-Browning Library at Baylor University.

El Nido - The Nest (Words: Alfredo Espino)

Es porque un pajarito de la montaña ha hecho
It is because a little mountain bird has made
en el hueco de un árbol su nido matinal,
In the hollow of a tree its morning nest
que el árbol amanece con música en el pecho,
that the tree wakes up with music inside its chest
como que si tuviera corazón musical...
as if it had a musical heart…
Si el dulce pajarito por entre el hueco asoma,
If the sweet bird goes out a bit (through the hole)
para beber rocío, para beber aroma,
To drink dew, to drink scent
el árbol de la sierra me dá la sensación
The tree in the sierra gives me this sensation
de que se le ha salido, cantando el corazón.
That its singing heart has left it.

3 comentarios:

Greg Scheer dijo...

Carlos, this is one of my favorites. It's lovely!

Jose Guerrero dijo...

Felicidades Carlos !!!
Que orgullo sentir ese poema tan nuestro, en tan calida voz.

Carlos Colón-Quintana dijo...

Gracias, amigos.