Books & CDs

Jaime León: Analysis and Compilation of his works for voice & piano Vol.2

Mundo Arts Publication MA001, New York, January, 2009

In this beautifully edited book you will find 18 songs by Colombian composer Jaime León (1921-2015). It has an introductory study that contextualizes the works and their composers and poets. This study is presented in Spanish and English.

The books provides translation of the poems into English and their phonetic transcription. In our website www.mundoarts.com, singers will be able to find audio files with the pronunciation of the texts, by a native Spanish-speaker.

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Jaime León: Analysis and Compilation of his works for voice & piano Vol.2

Mundo Arts Publication MA002, New York, January, 2009

In this beautifully edited book you will find 18 songs by Colombian composer Jaime León (1921). It has an introductory study that contextualizes the works and their composers and poets. This study is presented in Spanish and English. The books provides translation of the poems into English and their phonetic transcription. In our website www.mundoarts.com, singers will be able to find audio files with the pronunciation of the texts, by a native Spanish-speaker.

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Edicions Trito, Barcelona, 2005. 248p.

This book, the first critical anthology and the first to offer a musicological effort that contextualizes the genre in Latin America, belongs in the library of everyone who studies, performs, or loves the art song genre. Also belongs in the library of Universities and Conservatories. To see the table of contents and the song index please click in the links.

The book begins with an introductory study that discusses the art song genre and the genre's birth and development in Latin America. The book also contains notes about the songs in the anthology and a biography of their composers. The song texts are in Spanish and Portuguese. Read a review published in the Journal of Singing.  

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Aware of the difficulties that creative women have faced to promote their work, in 2015 the Patricia published this book with the complete songs for voice and piano written by Argentinean composer Irma Urteaga. In addition to the scores, the book includes an introductory study in which deepens on the development of the art song in Argentina, a biography of the composer, notes about the works and the poetic texts of the songs.  The study is in Spanish and in English.

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