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Sosiego en la noche (1943)

Serenity in the Night lyrics by Carlos Bahr On the soft bed where silence stretches out the hours repose in their profound fatigue and the night dreams, cradled by the wind as it spills out all the aromas it carries. Soon, melding with the sound of a herd yearning for the tenderness of dreams the … Continue reading


Forgotten lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo They killed poor Contreras! They had just gotten married—can you believe it? Juan Luz Mala jumped over the gate and went to steal him from his own wife… The deed was done on the patio of his ranch— the wedding feast was quite splendid but suddenly two daggers turned that … Continue reading

Campo afuera (1939)

To Other Fields lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Rodolfo Biagi I already know that you’ve forgotten me, I already know that you’ve gone far away. I already know that all my advice won’t be able to straighten you out. I already know that my only destiny is to open all the pens and gallop … Continue reading

Lloran las campanas (1944)

The Bells Cry lyrics by Oscar Rubens They live on endlessly killing my anxiety, the sounds of the bells: “ding dong, ding dong” is their song. How could I have thought that the very day I returned my great love would be dying? When at last I was going to hold her tight in my arms that … Continue reading

Paisaje (1943)

Landscape lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Sebastián Piana I bought you one afternoon, distant landscape, with your golden frame and your autumnal theme. I hung you on the wall across from her portrait, across from her portrait that’s no longer there. Perhaps that’s why I was upset just now by your muted tone, your shadow, … Continue reading

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