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A tender and moving account of the life of Nobel Laureate Juan Ramón Jiménez and a little donkey named Platero, in southern Spain at the turn of the twentieth century. Set to music for guitar and narration by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Recorded in Spanish, with the printed text in Spanish and English.
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Platero y yo - Elegia Andaluza
Frank Koonce
Nelson Brenes - Narrator
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Platero y yo by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Platero01.I. Platero   2:44
Amistad (Friendship)02.II. Amistad (Friendship)   2:16
Golondrinas (Swallows)03.III. Golondrinas (Swallows)   4:01
El Loco (The Crazy Man)04.IV. El Loco (The Crazy Man)   3:19
Ronsard05.V. Ronsard   3:05
Angelus06.VI. Angelus   3:59
Retorno (Return)07.VII. Retorno (Return)   4:03
El Pozo (The Well)08.VIII. El Pozo (The Well)   3:15
La Primavera (Springtime)09.IX. La Primavera (Springtime)   2:18
Los Gitanos (The Gypsies)10.X. Los Gitanos (The Gypsies)   4:00
El Canario Vuela (The Canary Escapes)11.XI. El Canario Vuela (The Canary Escapes)   3:28
La Arrulladora (The Lullaby Singer)12.XII. La Arrulladora (The Lullaby Singer)   4:39
Juegos Del Anochecer (Games At Dusk)13.XIII. Juegos Del Anochecer (Games At Dusk)   4:37
Idilio De Noviembre (November Idyll)14.XIV. Idilio De Noviembre (November Idyll)   3:52
La Muerte (Death)15.XV. La Muerte (Death)   3:48
Melancolía (Melancholy)16.XVI. Melancolía (Melancholy)   3:53
A Platero en el Cielo de Moguer (To Platero in the Heaven of Moguer)17.XVII. A Platero en el Cielo de Moguer (To Platero in the Heaven of Moguer)   3:50
Total Playing Time: 1:01:07