Cuban Lullaby


Free Shipping Included! Cuban Lullaby by Ellipsis Arts at Your Free Album. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Cuban Lullaby The irresistible music from the small island of Cuba has won the hearts of people around the world. This unique collection brings together world class Cuban artists to share a piece of their musical heritage rarely heard outside of Cuba. These lullabies have been passed among the grandmothers, aunts, great-aunts, mothers and daughters who all share in the raising of the their children. These sweet songs will cradle your little ones and carry them into dreamland with beauty and love


Cuban Lullaby by Ellipsis Arts
4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Condition: New
Availability: In Stock
$57.72


Quantity:  

 


Product Description & Reviews

Cuban Lullaby The irresistible music from the small island of Cuba has won the hearts of people around the world. This unique collection brings together world class Cuban artists to share a piece of their musical heritage rarely heard outside of Cuba. These lullabies have been passed among the grandmothers, aunts, great-aunts, mothers and daughters who all share in the raising of the their children. These sweet songs will cradle your little ones and carry them into dreamland with beauty and love. Features Omara Portuondo of the Buena Vista Social Club, Grammy winning artist Chucho Valdés, Bola de Nieve, Merceditas Valdés, Clave Y Guaguancó and other Cuban greats. The notes include original lyrics and english translation. No fat cigar, not even Cuba's gorgeous sunsets, can register close on the sublimity scale to the country's lush, commercially unsullied music, something lots of folks discovered a few years back when a subtle loosening of regulatory strings let the brilliant, boundary-busting Buena Vista Social Club cross the shore. On Cuban Lullaby, another of Ellipsis Arts' impressively packaged, carefully annotated, and sweet-smelling Lullaby series (the scent of lavender, said to promote heavy-liddedness, comes wafting out once the protective plastic is removed), the tradition-steeped African and Spanish elements that fused the Cuban sound fall in for a 16-track close-up--intimacy, after all, is what lullabies are all about. The music moves from lilting piano ("Drume Negrita," "Berceuse a Jessie," "Drume Mobila") to elegant guitar (a different rendition of "Drume Negrita," "Suenos de Colores") to tribal-sounding bata drums ("Oguere"). The set is by turns sweepingly beautiful, twinkly sweet, and rhythmically soothing--no surprise, considering this record's artist roster. Grammy-winning pianist Chucho Valdes, immortal entertainer Bola de Nieve, and Buena Vista Social Club singer Omara Portuondo raise the talent bar to a dizzying level, the right altitude, it turns out, for drifting off to dreamland. If your little one is the lucky intended dozer, leave the light on and read the liner notes. The English translations of these songs, like "El Amor de Caracol y Lombriz," about a snail-worm romance, and "Nana Animalera," describing a late-night all-animal hootenanny, crack a window on Cuban culture, causing, without intending to, sharp regrets that it's been sealed away for so long. --Tammy La Gorce

Features & Highlights

Additional Information

Manufacturer:
Ellipsis Arts
Category:
Lullabies & Berceuse
Release Date:
2000-10-24
UPC:
005229642802
Artist:
Various Artists
Publisher:
Ellipsis Arts
Audience Rating:
NR (Not Rated)
Creator:
Array
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
0.23 pounds
Item Size:
5 x 0.5 x 5.75 inches
Package Weight:
0.18 pounds
Package Size:
4.97 x 0.54 x 5.55 inches

 


Have questions about this item (005229642802), or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Ellipsis Arts, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


mpn: 241760342, ean: 0028946512227,
The 1st collaboration between The Hilliard Ensemble & Jan Garbarek, Officium, was hailed as an artistic triumph, storming onto classical, jazz and pop charts worldwide (and subsequently selling over a million copies). Over the last 5 years, they have...

ean: 0859707799157,
With their fourth release, “Hair Metal Goes Lullaby”, Jammy Jams elevates lullaby music to a whole new level of awesomeness. Whether you are a child of the 80s or are shopping for a little one born yesterday, these gentle lullabies will captivate...

ean: 0886470946563,
On Lullabylooza: ’90s Alternative Goes Lullaby, Jammy Jams stage dives into the world of ’90s grunge and alternative music. Lullabylooza takes that dirty, crunchy sound and transforms it into soothing, relaxing lullabies to help you and your litt...

mpn: 1705063, ean: 0089408050329,
No Description Available.Genre: Classical MusicMedia Format: Compact DiskRating: Release Date: 25-AUG-1998