Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings Bésame Mucho (English: Kiss me a lot), a song written in 1940 by Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez (August 21, 1916 – January 22, 2005). Recorded at the Open air Gala – Bowling Green, Wiesbaden in 2007.
Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings three Mexican songs with guitar: Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo and Granada. On the occasion of the Eurovision Song Contest, a matinée was held in the Vienna State Opera on May 17, 2015: “Pop meets Opera”. On stage were opera stars such as Juan Diego Flórez, the ensemble “The …
Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Granada”, the famous song written in 1932 by the Mexican singer, actor and songwriter Agustín Lara. With this song, Carreras concluded the evening in Verona, a concert benefiting the José Carreras Leukemia Foundation in 1988.
Juan Diego Flórez, the Peruvian operatic tenor sings “Amapola”, a 1924 song by Cádiz-born composer José María Lacalle García (later Joseph Lacalle). At the Latino Inaugural, on January 20, 2013 at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., USA.
Famous Mexican singer Guadalupe Pineda and Mexican music trio Los Tres Ases (The Three Aces) sings “Historia De Un Amor” (English: a love story), a song by Panamanian songwriter Carlos Eleta Almarán.
The famous Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings La Flor de la Canela (The Cinnamon Flower), a vals criollo (or Peruvian Waltz ) song composed by Peruvian singer-songwriter Chabuca Granda.
Luis Mariano sings “Mexico”, a song from the Le Chanteur de Mexico (The Singer from Mexico), a French film directed by Richard Pottier starring Luis Mariano and Bourvil, released in 1957.
Famous Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings Malagueña, a song by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona, written in 1928. Malagueña was originally the sixth movement of Lecuona’s Suite Andalucia.
Anda Jaleo is probably the best remembered and the most frequently performed song of the many Spanish canciones (songs) compiled, arranged, recorded, and popularized by Federico García Lorca and La Argentinita. Here is the Teresa Berganza & Narciso Yepes version of the song:
Alma, Corazón y Vida (means soul, heart, and life) is a traditional Peruvian waltz. Here it is a rare instrumental version played by the Serbian Latin-American music band Pachamama.