73 results where found for «Hoy canto por cantar»


I Come Back (Vuelvo)

Song by:
Patricio Manns (lyrics) and Horacio Salinas (music)
Testimony by:
Fernando Aravena
Experience in:
« During our mateadas in the Prison of Santiago, we always talked about the song ‘Vuelvo’ (I Come Back). It gave you the hope of returning to the fight. The prison was only something temporary. »
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«  (1943-) Catalan singer-songwriter. One of the most important figures of popular music in Catalan and Spanish languages. »
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How We Resemble Each Other (En qué nos parecemos)

Song by:
Unknown. Popularised by Quilapayún
Testimony by:
Scarlett Mathieu
« In Cuatro Álamos, I was profoundly marked by the singing of a current detained-disappeared named Juan Chacón. He sang ‘En qué nos parecemos’, a love song from the Spanish Civil War. It remained engraved in me because that comrade disappeared from Cuatro Álamos. »
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« It was important to recognise voices because we were blindfolded and our communication happened in the dark. One could only meet up with the people with whom one shared the cell. »
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Moments (Los momentos)

Song by:
Eduardo Gatti
Testimony by:
Scarlett Mathieu
« ‘Moments’ was a song sung by the female comrades whose partners were imprisoned on the other side of Tres Álamos, or were fugitives or disappeared. We all sang it, but it was like their anthem. »
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« The ‘Ode to Joy’ by Beethoven was one of our anthems. It was important for what it represented. We even changed the lyrics: ‘beyond the stars’ became ‘beyond borders’ because many prisoners would go into exile. »
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Cantata Santa María de Iquique - Prelude

Song by:
Luis Advis
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla
« Between March 1974 and July 1975, I had the opportunity to arrange about 200 songs and direct the production of the Cantata de Santa María de Iquique. In truth, the prison was my conservatoire. That’s where I learnt the basics of the profession of musician. »
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Recinto: Recinto Portuario entrada Molo Barcos, Valparaíso
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Recinto: Destructor Transporte Orella
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Recinto: Parque Cerrillos, FISA (ocupado por el Regimiento de Montaña Nº 18, Guardia Vieja)
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Recinto: Comisaría de Carabineros Nº 1, San Fernando (Conocida también como la Prefectura de Colchagua por funcionar en las mismas dependencias )
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Recinto: Reten de Carabineros, Portezuelo
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Recinto: Batallón Logístico de Victoria / Batallón de Transporte N° 4
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