Cantos Aztecas: Songs of the Aztecs

Cantos Aztecas: Songs of the Aztecs

Plácido Domingo
 Cast: Plácido Domingo

DVD (Stereo)

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Overview

Composer Lalo Schifrin developed an interest in the indigenous culture of Mexico during his frequent appearances as guest conductor with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico. While in Mexico, Schifrin encountered the poetry of Nexahuacoyotl, a 12th Century Aztec prince, and he believed that the verse could be effectively set to music. Cantos Aztecas is the result of Schifrin's experiment; this home video release records the debut performance of the song cycle, performed at the site of the pyramid of Teotihuacan, with special guest vocalist Placido Domingo.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/27/1999
UPC: 0651702633395
Original Release: 1999
Source: Aleph Records
Region Code: 1
Sales rank: 59,922

Special Features

Chapter search; Extra chapters: biography, photos from the concert; 32-page booklet

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Songs
1. Song Of Spring [:51]
2. Life Is A Dream [8:35]
3. War Song [6:17]
4. To The God Of The Night [2:56]
5. Are You The True God? [5:58]
6. Let Us Leave Some Songs [4:01]

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