Thursday, December 5, 2019

Songs From The Spanish Heartland, Vol. 1

A beautiful collection of Spanish love songs coming straight from the heart!
Normally Spanish language music is identified as a full rhythm extravaganza, but this lists shows that Spanish language songs can also be a form of romantic beauty capable of reaching any listener.

"Eternal Ashes" (Cenizas Eternas) original Soundtrack - Tulio Cremisini

EternalBeautiful and haunting rare soundtrack from the film “Cenizas Eternas” by screenwriter/director Margarita Cadenas, includes elements from the Yanomami Indians' culture mixed with ethereal landscapes and awesome orchestrations. Even thou the film was released a few years ago, this soundtrack, which won the 2012 Trieste Film Festival as “Best Film Score”, finally sees the light in the digital music scene. Tulio Cremisini is an award winning film and television composer, classically trained musician and orchestra conductor as well as a founding member of “El Sistema” of youth orchestras of Venezuela. His multicultural and eclectic educational background has given him such a special versatility to seamlessly embrace any musical style with class and effectiveness. He is a recording artist, songwriter and producer with over 35 years of experience in original music for films, television, advertising, records and musical theater. As a classical musician he holds the position of Principal Timpanist with Miami Symphony Orchestra since 2008 as well as Composer in Residence with the orchestra since 2014. His commissioned work “Echoes” was recently world-premiered by MISO, conducted by Maestro Eduardo Marturet. His most recent composition is the “Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra” which was performed by himself as guitar soloist. He has also released his debut solo guitar album “Momentum” to critical acclaim. Cremisini has won the 2012 ASCAP Film and Television Music Award and three other ASCAP awards for his music for NBC/Universal/ Telemundo’s National TV series. He also won the 2010 Latin Grammy with Ilan Chester as recording engineer and arranger for “Tesoros de la Musica Venezolana.” In addition he is the Music Director, Orchestrator and Producer for Ilan’s “Symphony of the Soul”. He has worked as producer/songwriter or arranger for 7 Latin Grammy winners or nominees: Luis Fonsi, Ana Barbara, Nestor Torres, Grupo Mania, Conjunto Primavera, Jennifer Pena, and Claudio Corsi. Other feature film credits include “Los pajaros se van con la muerte” by director Thaelman Urgelles (2011 premiere), “Lenny the wonder dog” from producer Scott Rosenfelt (Home Alone) and “La hora del tigre” by director Alfredo Lugo. TV credits include his original music and songs for the suspense thriller series “Alguien te mira” and “La casa de al lado” for NBC/Universal/Telemundo. Other TV credits include “Go, Diego Go” for MTV/Nickelodeon/Nick Jr. and “Romeo y Julieta” (Main title) (Canal 9 Argentina).

Leonard Cohen - The New Songbook 2001 to 2016

A refreshing and beautiful list of the later works of Leonard Cohen from 2001 until his passing in november 2016. He was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet, and novelist whose work explored religion, politics, isolation, depression, sexuality, loss, death and romantic relationships.
Perhaps Cohen's most famous song, "Hallelujah", was first released on his studio album Various Positions in 1984. This song has been performed by many reknown artists.