Chilean instrumental and vocal folk music ensemble Inti-Illimani Histórico performs Llanto de luna (Crying Moon), a “bolero” (1) by the popular the Cuban music director, pianist, composer and arranger Julio Gutiérrez (January 12, 1918 – December 15, 1990). Live performance from their 2006 album named “Esencial”.
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The “little orchestra” Pink Martini performs “Let’s Never Stop Falling In Love” from their second album “Hang On Little Tomato” (2004). From Discover The World live concert series, 2009. Recorded at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon.
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“Poisson rouge” is a beautiful song by Saint Privat, a group formed in 2002 by singer Valérie Sajdik and electronica musician Klaus Waldeck, named after the village of Saint-Privat in France, where Valérie decided to live. From the band’s 2006 album named “Superflu”. Paintings by Christian Asuh, the Korean artist.
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“Dance Me to the End of Love” is a beautiful song by Leonard Cohen. It was first performed by Cohen on his 1984 album Various Positions.
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American rock band Chicago performs their hit song “If you leave me now”. It was written and sung by bass guitar player Peter Cetera and released as a single on July 31, 1976. It is also the title of a compilation album released by Columbia Records (Columbia 38590) in 1983.
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Tu si ‘na cosa grande (English: You are a great thing for me) is a beautiful song composed by the Italian singer, songwriter and actor Domenico Modugno; lyrics by Roberto Gigli. Here it is sung by the famous French singer, model and actress Vanessa Paradis in her 2013 album titled “Love Songs”.
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The title song of the 1952 American musical comedy film “Singin’ in the Rain” directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. From a recently surfaced 1080p High-Definition version of the movie. And two more song&dance performances: “Good Morning” and “Make ‘Em Laugh”. Enjoy!
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Barbara Dickson sings her 1980 hit single “Caravan Song”, the theme to the 1978 film “Caravans”. Music and lyrics by Mike Batt, the British songwriter, musician, producer, director, conductor and Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry.
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English tenor Ian Bostridge sings “The Little Turtle Dove”, a traditional English folk song collected by Cecil Sharp, the founding father of the folklore revival in England in the early 20th century.
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Celtic Woman, Nina Simone and Christy Moore versions of the famous Scottish-American folk song “Black Is the Colour (Of My True Love’s Hair)”.
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